mulloway


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mulloway

(ˈmʌləˌweɪ)
n
(Animals) a large Australian marine sciaenid fish, Sciaena antarctica, valued for sport and food
[C19: of unknown origin]
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Noun1.mulloway - large important food fish of Australiamulloway - large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
sciaenid, sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
genus Sciaena, Sciaena - type genus of the Sciaenidae: croakers
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habitat enhancement projects such as the Bunbury, Dunsborough and Mandurah artificial reefs as well as metropolitan fish towers and fish aggregation devices, stocking of important recreational species including prawns, black bream, mulloway, barramundi and pink snapper, research into the biology and ecology of important recreational species including squid, black bream, blue swimmer crabs, prawns, mulloway, pink snapper and various gamefish, research into the wellbeing benefits of recreational fishing and mapping of fishing locations for fishers of all ability, development of the next generation of recreational fishing including young future leadership programs and post graduate scholarships.
Key habitat and home range of mulloway Argyrosomus japonicus in a southeast Australian estuary: finding the estuarine niche to optimise stocking.
The effect of stocking density and repeated handling on the growth of juvenile mulloway, Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel 1843).
25 million yellowtail kingfish fingerlings and 200 000 mulloway fingerlings at its facilities.
Other fish considered when developing the menu were locally caught species of leatherjacket and garfish (to minimise food miles), as well as western rock lobster, wild caught mulloway and calamari.
They also made catches of snapper and mulloway, sleek, beautiful-looking fish with mauve-rainbow colours.
The remaining fish species, which include flathead, whiting, groper and mulloway, are represented by only a small number of specimens.