Fish ID: Snapper

Bream snapper juvenile chrysophrys auratus syd
Family Bream (SPARIDAE)
species Chrysophrys auratus
size To 100cm
locality Juvs: shelter coastal bays
behaviour Solitary
range Sub-tropical and temperate waters of Autralia and NZ

Juveniles are silvery colour, with bright blue spots over back and sides; looking more like a bream, less like the solid adult.Juveniles are silvery colour, with bright blue spots over back and sides; looking more like a bream, less like the solid adult.