An aussie icon, different species of flathead can be found throughout Australian estuaries.

Their are several main species of Flathead commonly caught in Australian waters, Bartailed flathead (Platycephalus indicus), Dusky flathead (Platycephalus fuscus), Northern sand flathead (Platycephalus arenarius), Yellowtailed flathead (Platycephalus endrachtensis) and the Blue Spotted Flathead.

They are heavily targeted in high population areas such as Perth, Brisbane and Sydney. For their weight flathead can fight pretty hard and their unique head-shake guarantees you know when your onto a flathead!

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Species list

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