Macquaria ambigua (Golden Perch)
Size: medium-sized fish, commonly 30–50 cm and 1–5 kg; but can attain 60 cm and 15 kg.
Description: olive bronze, yellow or gold coloured on the back with yellow paler belly and darker fins. It has a concaved forehead. Larger specimens have a reduced head size giving a hump shouldered appearance.
Location: Common in the lower sections of the Murrumbidgee River in the CNM region. It is stocked into impoundments.
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