Most Sought After Fish in the Whitsundays
Whether you are a keen angler or an avid snorkeller or scuba diving, the Whitsundays are home to some of the most special and most sought-after fish species. With the Great Barrier Reef continuing along the Queensland coast, this area is a flourishing playground for exotic fish and there are many opportunities to see them up close and personal!
Some of the most sought-after reef fish are also protected and are not commonly-sighted, making the experience more special.
The below species are sizeable species found in reefs around the Whitsunday islands.
- Maori Wrasse – protected species
- Coral Trout – size and bag limits apply
- Barramundi Cod – protected species
- Emperor – rules apply
- Chinaman – protected species