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RUSTY JOBFISH FACTS
The Rusty Jobfish is a streamlined elongated fish with a large lunate tail. It has a large mouth with a protruding lower jaw. The body is blue-grey, purple grey or reddish brown. The fins are yellowish to reddish. The pelvic and anal fins are sometimes white.
Length to about 80cm (commonly about 50cm). Weight to 12 kg
inshore waters, coral reefs, found on rocky bottom areas to depths of 100m or more.
Feeds on fish, squid, crustaceans
The Rusty Jobfish is found in tropical waters of the Indo-west and Central Pacific. In Australia it is found off north-western Western Australia and northern Queensland.
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