Black Fillet Project

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Fisher feedback

To date, we have recieved several reports of melanisaton from fishers.  Below is a summary of these reports.

Degrees of melanisation:

So far, a total of 180 sand flathead were caught, where 30 had melanisation.

Images supplied by recreational fishers:

There have been no reports of melanisation in other fish species up to this point.

Thanks are extended to those fishers who have submitted reports and photos.

Updated on 16 October 2020.
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