Silver Sweep (Scorpis lineolata)

Also known as False Pompano, Sweep, Trump


Also known as False Pompano, Sweep, Trump.

Found in large schools in estuaries and in both high energy areas and quiet areas of coastal reefs.
They feed on algae.
Juveniles found in estuaries and rock-pools.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 1-30m
Southwest Pacific - Australia, New Zealand

Highly compressed fish, found in large schools on outer reefs, in high energy zones feeding in mid-water. Ref:


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