Australian bass (including estuary perch and hybrids)

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Picture of an Australian bass
Minimum legal size: 27cm

Common name/sAustralian bass
Scientific name

Macquaria novemaculeata

Minimum legal size

27 cm

Bag limit

Lake Bullen Merri: 5
All other waters: 2

Additional informationAustralian bass is often mistaken for estuary perch. See the differences in the images below.
Australian bass
Australian bass
Estuary perch
Estuary perch