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DORAB WOLF HERRING FACTS
The Dorab Wolf Herring has an elongated body covered with small scales. It has a single dorsal fin and anal fin positioned in the back half of the body. The mouth tilts upward and has large canine teeth in both jaws. The fish is blue-green above, with a tinge of violet, and silver on the sides and underside. There is a black marking of the upper part of the dorsal fin.
length to 100cm
Marine waters to 120m. Also occurs inshore, including brackish waters
Feeds mainly on small fishes, and may also eat crustaceans. It is a predator of small schooling fish such as herrings and anchovies
Indo-Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands, Japan. In Australia it is found from the central coast of Western Australia round the tropical north and down the east coast to southern Queensland.
|Common Name:||Dorab Wolf Herring|