red mullet

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red mullet

Post by Toady king » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:41 pm

hey guys I caught 2 red mullet today but let them go because I couldn't find their size limit etc does anyone know the size/bag limit? also how do they taste?



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Re: red mullet

Post by Born2fish » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:58 pm

Ther best tasting fish mate yumm ooooo um size limit i aint sure wather about i dont keep em un less there least 30+cm

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Re: red mullet

Post by nmgar » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:02 pm

No size limit on mullet species according to http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/fisheries ... ll-species
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Re: red mullet

Post by Toady king » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:42 pm

nmgar wrote:No size limit on mullet species according to http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/fisheries ... ll-species
I saw that but wasn't sure if they actually fell into the mullet family or not, but thanks for that

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Re: red mullet

Post by Toady king » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:43 pm

Born2fish wrote:Ther best tasting fish mate yumm ooooo um size limit i aint sure wather about i dont keep em un less there least 30+cm
Hahahs thanks I'll try em next time :banana:

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Re: red mullet

Post by bilby » Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:25 pm

They are a type of goat fish - not mullet, despite the common name.



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Re: red mullet

Post by Toady king » Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:33 pm

bilby wrote:They are a type of goat fish - not mullet, despite the common name.
so what restrictions do they have then if you know ?

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Re: red mullet

Post by re-tyred » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:32 am

No size limit. As per regulations if not in the book then max bag of 5.
Commercial trawlers keep them down to about 10cm. They are small bycatch in the trawl industry, but they get a high price for them.
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