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Grass Emperor - Lethrinus laticaudis

Grass Emperor love reef rubble bottoms from 1-80m deep.

Like all Emperors, Grass Emperors are found in tropical waters from Shark Bay around the top to Queensland. Grass Emperor are commonly called Black Snapper in Western Australis and Tricky Snapper in the Northern Territory.

The Grass Emperor will readily take small natural coloured soft plastics around reef structure. In deeper water where there is a rubble bottom, jigging soft plastics and small vibes is productive.

Grass Emperor are common around 30-40 cm but can grow to 60cm, over 5kg and live for up to 12 years.

Grass Emperor are common around 30-40 cm but can grow to 60cm, over 5kg and live for up to 12 years.

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Towns & creeks to fish for Grass Emperor

BrisbaneDampier PeninsulaPort SmithMoreton BayShark Bay and Cape PeronSteep Point / Dirt Harthog Island80 Mile BeachPumicestone PassageBarnhill

Regions to fish for Grass Emperor

BrisbaneSouth East QueenslandKimberleyGascoyneFar North QueenslandPilbara

Species list

AmberjackAustralian BassAustralian SalmonBarracudaBarramundiBlue BastardBlue GroperBonefishBonitoAustralian BonitoLeaping BonitoBreamBlack BreamSea breamYellowfin BreamCarpCatfishCherabinChinaman FishCobiaCodBarramundi CodBlack Spotted RockcodFlowery CodGold spotted rockcodRankin CodCoral TroutDartDhufishDolphin FishDrummerDusk FlatheadEmperorsBlue Spotted EmperorGrass EmperorLong Nosed EmperorRed EmperorRed throat emperorSpangled EmperorEstuary PerchFlatheadBar-Tail FlatheadBlue-Spot FlatheadDusky FlatheadFlounderGiant HerringGolden Snapper / FingermarkGrunterHarlequinJavelJavelin FishJewfish - BlackJewfish / MullowayJobfishJungle PerchLeather JacketLong-TomsLuderickMackerelBroadbar MackerelSchool MackerelShark MackerelSpanish MackerelSpotted MackerelMangrove JackMarlin / SailfishBlue MarlinMary River CodMilk FishMoses PerchMud CrabsMudcrabsMurray River CodNannygaiNo FishingPaddletailPearl PerchQueenfishRed BassRedfin PerchSailfishSalmonBlue SalmonThreadfin SalmonSamson fishSaratogaSharkSilver PerchSnapperPink SnapperQueen SnapperRed SnapperSooty GrunterSquidSquireSweet LipTailorTarponTarwhineTrevallyDiamond TrevallyGiant TrevallyGolden TrevallyPermitSilver TrevallyTriggerfishTripletailTroutBrown TroutRainbow TroutTunaLongtail TunaSouthern Bluefin TunaYellowfin TunaTuskfishTuskfish - VenusTuskfisk - VenusWahooWhitingKing George WhitingSand WhitingTrumpeter WhitingYellowfin WhitingWrasseBaldchin GroperTuskfish - blackspotTuskfish - BlueYellofinfin WhitingYellow BellyYellowtail Kingfish