Macquaria australasica (Macquarie Perch)
Status: Native. Endangered in NSW, ACT and Commonwealth jurisdictions.
Size: Medium-sized fish, commonly 30–40 cm and 1.0–1.5 kg. Maximum size is about 2.5 kg and 50 cm.
Description: Grey colouration with dark scale margins and a large white/grey eye. Body is elongated, deep, and laterally compressed. It is closely related to Golden Perch.
Location: Restricted to isolated sites in the Upper Mururmbidgee and Tumut Catchments
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