Australian Spearfishing Records


Common Fish Name Location Weight Diver Date
Albacore Off Batemans Bay 14.440 kg A. RUDDOCK 31/05/98
Amberjack Coolum 39.007 kg T. NAUGHTON 20/08/69
Baldchin Tuskfish Unknown 14.061 kg B. MILES 00-00-0000
Perch Banded Sea Brush Island 0.500 kg T. FOLKES 2/11/79
Banded Sweep Ningaloo 2.493 kg R. MUIR 5/07/72
Bar-cheeked Trevally Miln Reef 1.550 kg W.HALL 3/02/86
Bar-faced Spinecheek Maroochydore 0.709 kg R. SMITH 1/02/66
Barber Perch Glennie Islands 0.570 kg S. THRELFALL 20/02/83
Barcheek Coral Trout Rock Cod Shoals 9.170 kg A. SPRENGER 2/12/06
Barhead Spinefoot Ningaloo 1.361 kg R. MUIR 28/06/72
Barracouta Unknown 3.844 kg B. McKENNA 00-00-0000
Barramundi Yeppoon 25.424 kg M. GREINKE 28/07/91
Barramundi Cod Broomfield Reef 7.150 kg M. McDADE 20/09/95
Barred Longtom Mauds Landing 2.070 kg B. STAGG 5/09/64
Barred Spinefoot Kenn Reef QLD 2.400 kg R. LOWDEN 8/07/87
Barred Tuskfish Bray Rock 2.790 kg T McDONALD 23/03/05
Basset Hull's Trevally Woolgoolga 3.629 kg N. PRICE 4/12/74
Bearded Cod Unknown 5.897 kg G. PARKER 00-00-0000
Big Eye Paddle-tail Keeper Reef 1.490 kg K. PICARD 17/05/98
Big-eye Trevally Wissmans Reef 15.875 kg A. HUNTLEY 8/10/63
Big-spotted Triggerfish Woolgoolga 1.050 kg T. GORDON 1/03/81
Bighead Gurnard Perch Unknown 1.304 kg N. WALL 00-00-0000
Bignose Unicornfish Broughton Island 1.600 kg M. McELHONE 4/12/92
Black and Gold Sea Perch

Cato Reef - Coral Sea

4.000 kg S. TRIPPE 23/11/96
Black and White Sea Perch Sandy Cape Shoals 5.500 kg R. WHALLEY 24/10/01
Black Bream Unknown 2.410 kg F. RODGERS 00-00-0000
Black Cod Edith Breaker 81.643 kg B. STREETE 22/05/76
Black Flathead Pancake Creek 2.300 kg B. GAMLIN 20/06/99
Black Jewfish Mackay 45.000 kg R. SHAILER 10/09/07
Black Marlin Coral Sea 230 kg A.MODERER 12/10/12
Black Pomfret Darwin Harbour 1.710 kg R. TRIPPE 11/09/07
Black Reef Leatherjacket Black Rock Geroa 1.665 kg R. SCHMIDT 15/01/96
Black Sole Wattamolla 0.992 kg R. CASTLE 27/04/64
Black Spinefoot Norah Head 1.370 kg S.ELIAS 6/02/11
Black Trevally Elizabeth Reef 9.100 kg A.Puckeridge 11/12/13
Black Whaler Shark Norah Head 102.734 kg P. KEMP 2/11/65
Black Wrasse Fitzroy Reef 4.880 kg D. NORMAN 23/11/74
Black-barred Surgeon Fish Tongue Reef 0.525 kg L. SQUIRE 14/09/75
Black-eyed Thicklip

Cabbadaman Passage

1.588 kg B. PAXMAN 27/06/72
Black-saddled Wrasse Douglas Shoal 1.200 kg G. PESUT 21/11/05
Black-spot Emperor Broadhurst Reef 0.750 kg R. HIGGS 1/10/95
Black-spot Goatfish

Magic Point, Maroubra

2.075 kg D. SMITH 28/08/04
Black-spot Pigfish Miall Island 1.276 kg M. EINERMAN 15/04/79
Black-spot Sea Perch Exmouth 3.063 kg B. PAXMAN 8/07/72
Black-spot tuskfish Sandy Cape Shoals 16.600 kg C. WHALLEY 12/11/06
Black-spotted Cod Tweed Heads 15.590 kg M.LOW 31/07/14
Black-spotted Dart

North Solitary Island

1.700 kg A. TURVEY 16/03/86
Black-Spotted Gurnard Perch Nora Criena Bay 0.737 kg J. SPRUYT 21/09/65
Black-tip Batfish Thetford Reef 4.750 kg M. STOECKEL 18/04/81
Black-tipped Leatherskin Swains Reef 2.500 kg R. LOWDEN 9/04/85
Black-tipped Rock Cod

Cabbadaman Passage

1.134 kg B. PAXMAN 7/04/72
Black-veined Red Parrotfish Exmouth 4.309 kg B. PAXMAN 28/08/72
Blackfin Barracuda Cape Moreton 29.200 kg T. NEILSEN 10/05/06
Blacksaddle Rock Cod Mellish Reef 4.000 kg G. HARRIS 27/06/89
Black-tip Morwong Elizabeth Reef 0.700kg I. Puckeridge 9/03/15
Bludger Trevally Gneering Shoals 4.000 kg D. NORMAN 29/11/79
Blue and Gold Barracuda Marion Reef 1.000 kg A SMITH 9/12/06
Blue Angelfish Flinders Reef 3.033 kg R. JENKINSON 6/01/69
Blue Groper Masibs Bay 39.461 kg D. HOPKINS 00-00-0000
Blue Marlin East South Solitary 78.000 kg B.VERCOE 11/03/07
Blue Morwong Ulladulla 5.050 kg A. ERIKSSON 2/11/99
Blue Rock Whiting Unknown 0.482 kg B. ANDREWARTHA 00-00-0000
Blue Small-toothed Jobfish Elizabeth Reef 1.550 kg A.Puckeridge 13/12/13
Blue stripe sea perch Elizabeth Reef 0.540kg A.Puckeridge 20.01.14
Blue Tang Lamont Reef 0.652 kg D. STUBBERFIELD 6/02/73
Blue Trevally Exmouth 5.896 kg B. PAXMAN 8/07/72
Blue-barred Orange Parrotfish Cape Moreton 10.300 kg A. SPRENGER 24/02/09
Blue-lined Large-eye Sea Bream Elizabeth Reef 6.500 kg R. LOWDEN 9/12/86
Blue-lined Leatherjacket Myponga 0.536 kg D. SCHOLEFIELD 9/01/08
Blue-lined Sea Bream Kenn Reef 7.500 kg J. LESLIE 27/05/93
Blue-sided Parrotfish Flinders Reef 1.075 kg G. HUNT 2/04/96
Blue Parrotfish Elizabeth Reef 2.000 kg A.Puckeridge 11/12/13
Blue-spot Coral Trout Wreck Reef 24.750 kg P. MULLINS 13/11/97
Blue-spotted Large-eye Sea Bream Mellish Reef 3.960 kg P. ROSO 12/10/02
Blue-spotted Trevally Unknown 0.510 kg J. WATSON 00-00-0000
Blue-spotted Wrasse Gulls Rock 1.814 kg H. HENDRIKS 18/11/72
Blue-throated Wrasse Queenscliff 3.300 kg A. PERNA 25/11/83
Bluefin Trevally Rowley Shoals 7.760 kg A. PUCKERIDGE 3/11/14
Bluefish Lord Howe Island 4.546 kg J. GILLIES 1/01/65
Blunt-headed Parrotfish Marion Reef G. HARRIS 8/06/89
Bonefish North West Cape 4.865 kg G. PICKERING 17/08/98
Bonito Montague Island 7.820 kg S. THRELFALL 14/04/85
Break-sea Cod Rottnest Island 2.250 kg R. MUIR 3/08/75
Bridled Triggerfish Hat Head 0.880kg J Elias 1/05/10
Broad-barred Spanish Mackerel Bustard Head 10.200 kg G. SMITH 23/07/95
Broad-headed Weedfish Carpenters Rocks 0.850 kg K. FINDLAY 17/03/71
Bronze Whaler Shark Norah Head 111.125 kg D. BLACK 00-00-0000
Brown/Barred Leatherjacket North West Island 1.900 kg M. McDADE 1/04/03
Brown Sweetlips Bustard Head 11.339 kg G. HARTWIG 9/03/67
Brown Triggerfish Rottnest Island 3.250 kg R. MUIR 28/08/77
Brown Unicorn Fish

Cabbadaman Passage

6.010 kg B. PAXMAN 27/06/72
Brown-banded Morwong Wattamolla 4.309 kg D. ROWLINGS 1/01/64
Brown-striped Leatherjacket Bicheno 0.810 kg T. McCORQUODALE 1/03/79
Bullrout Forster 0.510kg I. PUCKERIDGE 8/04/15
Bump Head Parrot Fish Forster 7.200 kg B.Lake 28/04/15
Butterfly Perch Wilsons Promontory 0.560 kg S. THRELFALL 21/04/85
Cale-Cale Trevally Magnetic Island 7.000 kg M. COOPER 2/01/98
Cardinal Goatfish Boult Reef 1.400 kg M. McDADE 21/09/93
Chestnut Rock Cod Ribbon Reefs 1.000 kg M. JACKSON 20/11/75
Chevron Barracuda North West Island 1.800 kg A.Puckeridge 8/07/12
Chinaman Fish Fitzroy Reef 17.220 kg R. McCOMB 5/01/97
Chinaman Leatherjacket Broughton Island 1.222kg L.GILLET 1/10/10
Chinaman rockcod Elizabeth Reef 0.625 kg A.Puckeridge 10/12/13
Chinese Footballer Wreck Bay Nth. 7.704 kg M. DYSON 19/11/99
Cigar Wrasse Broughton Island 0.500 kg P. RIORDEN 19/04/92
Clown Unicornfish Ningaloo 1.588 kg R. MUIR 28/06/72
Cobia (Black Kingfish) Cudgen Reef 40.821 kg B. CROPP 1/04/57
Collared Large-eye Sea Bream North West Island 0.500 kg B. TUCK 1/11/86
Common Bullseye Kilcunda 0.794 kg R. CAW 00-00-0000
Common Dart North West Cape 2.268 kg D. STENHOUSE 9/08/71
Common Weedfish Unknown 0.549 kg G. HARPER 00-00-0000
Convict Surgeon Fish Unknown 1.502 kg R. BARTLE 00-00-0000
Cooks Scorpionfish Lord Howe Island 0.560kg A. PUCKERIDGE 5/03/15
Coral Cod Fairfax Island 2.722 kg D. STUBBERFIELD 1/12/71
Coral Rock Cod Sudbury Reef 6.143 kg A. BETTS 16/09/89
Crescent Wrasse Flinders Reef 0.505 kg M. McDADE 22/03/81
Crested Bandfish Cheynes Beach 0.680 kg I. WOODS 29/08/65
Crested Morwong Stragglers Reef 1.247 kg J. ALCHIN 00-00-0000
Crested Weedfish Unknown 0.680 kg R. GAY 00-00-0000
Crimson-banded Wrasse Kialoa 1.814 kg R. MONTCALM 1/01/63
Crocodile fish Cairns 1.430kg A. PUCKERIDGE 10/01/15
Dark-quarter Parrotfish

Fork Reef, Townsville

1.200 kg David Williams 10/09/05
Dark-tailed Sea Perch Channel Reef 0.860 kg L. SQUIRE 22/02/76
Dash and Dot Kenn Reef 4.800 kg G. HUNT 10/02/92
Deep-bodied Leatherjacket Culburra 3.400 kg K. WALKER 25/12/76
Diamond Trevally Murien Island 15.421 kg B. PAXMAN 22/07/71
Diamond-scaled Mullet

Pioneer River Mackay

3.575 kg Anthony Leyshon 23/08/07
Dogtooth Tuna Wreck Reef 83.000 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 13/11/97
Dusky Cod Stradbroke Island 3.500 kg T. NEILSEN 14/11/98
Dusky Flathead Port Macquarie 10.433 kg J. STEEP 1/01/62
Dusky Morwong Parrys Inlet 13.607 kg A. BOWRA 27/01/64
Dusky Parrotfish Shoal Bay 2.300 kg M. BRETHERTON 4/12/81
Dusky Sole Unknown 1.814 kg A. MILES 00-00-0000
Dussumier's Surgeon Fish Ningaloo 5.443 kg R. MUIR 29/06/72
Eastern Blue Devil Tumbledowns 0.595 kg S. GASPARINATOS 1/01/66
Eastern Salmon

Steamers Beach Jervis Bay

7.860 kg M. SEARL 18/03/95
Eastern Silver Drummer Boat Harbour 14.400 kg J. MERLO 30/09/79
Eastern Wirrah Cod Bowen Island 3.515 kg J. BARLOW 1/01/61
Elegant Wrasse Broughton Island 0.737 kg L. GREZL 19/09/71
Estuarine Catfish Broughton Island 2.625 kg P. HOWELLS 14/05/84
Estuary Cod Rottnest Island 198.000 kg R. MUIR 25/01/75
Estuary Frogfish Shellharbour NSW 0.879 kg R. PEPPER 17/09/67
Estuary Perch Pittwater 1.435 kg D. CRUZ 6/09/14
Eyespot Surgeonfish Michaelmas Reef 2.183 kg M. BROWN 19/10/67
Fan-bellied Leatherjacket Port Kembla 0.870 kg R. SCHMIDT 23/07/96
Finny Scad Salamander Reef 1.365 kg G. HOWLETT 5/11/88
Five-barred Thicklip Flinders Reef 0.625 kg G. WHITE 18/03/79
Flat-tail Mullet Outer Harbour 0.737 kg H. HENDRIKS 27/01/66
Flowery Cod Herald Cays 20.500 kg P. COTTIN 15/06/88
Freckled Coral Cod North-West Island 1.400 kg M. McDADE 5/10/78
Frigate Mackerel Rabbit Island 1.615 kg R. SCHMIDT 3/02/88
Fringe-eyed Flathead Slade Rock 1.875 kg R. BARNES 22/03/87
Fringe-lipped Mullet Flinders Reef 1.680 kg M. McDADE 15/08/93
Giant Boarfish Mona Vale 12.247 kg K. COLMER 21/05/61
Giant Herring Exmouth 6.90 kg A.Puckeridge 5/12/11
Giant Trevally Fido's Reef 63.200 kg D. HIGGINS 20/02/04
Girdled Wirrah Cod Elizabeth Reef 2.500 kg G. HARRIS 16/09/86
Gold-lined Sea Bream

North Solitary Island

0.454 kg M. BROWN 27/12/69
Gold-lined Sweetlips Gneering Shoals 2.410 kg B. RAISON 27/12/65
Gold-saddled/Yellow Goatfish Kenn Reef 2.050 kg G. HARRIS 8/03/87
Gold-spotted Reef Cod Wreck Island 33.700 kg M. GREINKE 12/01/79
Gold-spotted Spinefoot Exmouth 1.814 kg R. MUIR 27/08/72
Gold-spotted Sweetlips Woolgoolga 4.100 kg G GEORGE 25/09/94
Gold-spotted Trevally Marion Reef 12.200 kg G. CRAWFORD 16/09/96
Golden Trevally Double Island Point 18.400 kg Andrew Sprenger 26/05/06
Golden-finned Triggerfish Woolgoolga 0.765 kg R. HATCH 1/07/67
Golden-lined Spinefoot Centipede Reef 1.800 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 1/09/95
Golden-lined Sweetlips Lodestone Reef 1.950 kg W. HARGRAVE 21/05/95
Golden-spot Pigfish Sykes Reef 5.120 kg G. SMITH 13/11/02
Grass Emperor Evans Rock 6.100 kg B. WHALLEY 22/05/09
Grassy Flathead Balgowan 1.928 kg T. CASTLE 00-00-0000
Great Barracuda Dorre Island 28.850 kg B. PAXMAN 16/05/93
Green Jobfish Elizabeth Reef 17.000 Kg A.Puckeridge 11/12/13
Greencheek Parrotfish Montebello Islands 2.610kg I.Puckeridge 17/08/14
Green Triggerfish No 10 Ribbon Reef 3.500 kg L. SQUIRE 16/11/75
Green-lined Parrotfish North West Island 0.500 kg M. McDADE 1/05/94
Green-tailed Parrotfish Exmouth 1.900 kg A.Puckeridge 7/12/11
Greenback Flounder Bicheno 0.820 kg G. LUCAS 1/03/79
Gulf Gurnard Perch Gulls Rock 1.049 kg H. HENDRIKS 18/11/72
Hairtail Kolan River 1.430 kg Craig Whalley 5/05/06
Hapuka Currarong 21.500 kg G. SEWELL 21/12/79
Harlequin Fish Augusta 4.250 kg R. MUIR 23/04/83
Harlequin Sweetlips North West Island 6.000 kg R. INKPEN 7/08/81
Hawaiian Sweetlips Agincourt Reef 18.143 kg R. HART 15/05/71
Herring Cale Merries Reef 1.025 kg G. JONES 4/01/84
High-fin Amberjack Wreck Bay 16.000 kg G. PICKERING 16/11/97
Highfin Coral Trout Ashmore Reef 4.080 kg A. SMITH 15/10/97
Horseshoe Leatherjacket Five Fathom Banks 2.050 kg R. MUIR 12/09/75
Hump-headed Batfish Cape Cleveland 8.250 kg S. BALDWIN 27/10/86
Hump-headed Blue Parrotfish Point Murat 4.700 kg G. PICKERING 8/06/90
Hump-headed Maori Wrasse Cato Reef 75.000 kg R. McCOMB 16/11/97
Humpback Unicornfish Cairns 3.400 kg M. STACEY 1/12/88
Humpnose Big-eye Sea Bream Keeper Reef 4.550 kg A. BETTS 17/04/95
Humpnose Unicornfish Cato Reef 3.400 kg G.BROOKE 16/11/97
Imperial Angelfish

Cabbadaman Passage

1.021 kg B. PAXMAN 7/05/72
Japanese Sea Bream Elizabeth Reef 3.950 kg I.Puckeridge 12/03/15
Jackass Morwong Carpenters Rocks 1.162 kg R. PULFORD 2/12/67
John Dory Kurnell 2.775 kg D. HINDS 29/01/83
Kelp Fish Bass Point 1.077 kg K. STEVENSON 5/07/67
King George Whiting Unknown 2.041 kg B. HARBOUR 00-00-0000
King Threadfin Salmon Bundaberg 11.200 kg Ralph Whalley 21/06/03
King Wrasse Unknown 1.871 kg R. MONTCALM 00-00-0000
Knife Fish Seal Rocks NSW 0.575 kg B. WESTNIDGE 30/03/75
Knife Jaw Hamelin Bay 1.900 kg G. PICKERING 22/10/95
Large-scaled Parma Woolgoolga 0.624 kg S. ILES 1/06/71
Large-tailed Trevally Frederick Reef 2.300 kg M. SAUNDERS 12/08/01
Larger Flying Fish Malabar 0.567 kg J. TREW 23/11/69
Latchet Killarney 1.460 kg M. LEE 31/12/75
Leaping Bonito Kirra Reef 1.150 kg A. BETTS 27/04/96
Leopard Trout Pickhandle Reef 10.500 kg S. TRIPPE 12/03/03
Lime-headed Parrotfish North West Island 0.550 kg M McDADE 1/02/85
Ling Fishery Bay 2.495 kg P. WARDLE 5/08/66
Little Blue Parrotfish Flinders Reef 1.050 kg P. FARLEY 28/01/85
Long-finned Batfish Divided Island 8.987 kg D. BAMBRICK 13/07/75
Long-finned Pike Ulladulla 1.375 kg M. MARTIN 21/04/85
Long-finned Rock Cod Elizabeth Reef 1.320kg A. Puckeridge 19/01/14
Long-finned Trevally Unknown 3.402 kg R. SUTTON 00-00-0000
Long-headed/Greasy Rockcod Flinders Reef 3.700 kg N. WATT 21/01/96
Long-headed Flathead Yanchep 2.550 kg R. MUIR 15/02/77
Long-nosed Emperor Bundaberg 9.820 kg T. NEILSEN 30/12/99
Long-nosed Parrotfish Wreck Reef 4.750 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 15/11/97
Long-nosed Trevally

The Wash, Woolgoolga

2.500 kg P. MORRIS 30/03/80
Long-snout Batfish Broomfield Reef 2.900 kg M. McDADE 1/07/02
Long-snout Boarfish

Blue Fish Point - Sydney

4.575 kg Simon Trippe 29/08/04
Long-snouted Flounder Portsea Pier 0.994 kg M. LIGHTFOOT 27/06/99
Longfinned Eel Tweed River 0.550 kg M. McDADE 9/08/90
Brown chubb drummer Norfolk Is 4.85 kg B.Waddell 10/03/11
Low-finned Drummer Broomfield Reef 2.923 kg M. GREINKE 12/12/79
Luderick North Head 2.863 kg J. GILLIES 20/11/71
Lunar-tailed Big-Eye North West Island 1.280 kg M. McDADE 3/02/99
Lunar-tailed Cod/Coronation Trout Hutchinsons Shoal 7.450 kg Andrew Sprenger 10/03/06
Mackerel Scad Seal Rocks 1.000 kg J. MERLO 30/03/75
Mackerel Scad Flat Rock 1.200 kg J. MUSKETT 16/02/97
Mackerel Tuna Woolgoolga 7.225 kg A TURVEY 15/03/92
Magpie Morwong South West Rocks 0.794 kg W. GAILEY 4/09/71
Magpie Perch Coffin Bay 2.041 kg D. MAYFIELD 28/12/63
Mahi Mahi Pt Macquarie 21.900 kg B.VERCOE 4/06/07
Mangrove Jack Bundaberg 16.240 kg Craig Whalley 23/11/07
Maori Eden 0.879 kg D. BARNFATHER 15/06/69
Maori Cod Moreton Island 7.150 kg T. MCDONALD 10/11/07
Maori Sea Perch Mellish Reef 16.000 kg P. ROSO 8/12/02
Maori Sweetlips Roundtop Island 1.650 kg R. BARNES 8/11/84
Marbled Flathead Eden 1.588 kg R. HOWELL 1/01/68
Marbled Parrotfish Rottnest Island 1.100 kg S. PAXMAN 31/12/99
Marbled Rock Cod Herald Patch 5.830 kg C. WHALLEY 20/02/09
Masked Spinefoot Broomfield Reef 0.780 kg Michael McDade 29/12/05
McCulloch's Scaly-fin Burns Beach 1.361 kg B. BELLION 27/10/57
Moses Perch Kingscliffe 2.560 kg B.SHEEHY 23/08/08
Mulloway Swansea Heads 39.235 kg G. KELLY 1/03/76
Multi-spotted Sweetlips Elizabeth Reef 3.350kg I. PUCKERIDGE 9/03/15
Nannygai Wreck Bay 0.822 kg R. CUMMING 12/02/73
Napolean Parrotfish St. Bees Island 34.018 kg E. EVERETT 8/01/71
Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel Carnarvon 46.200 kg G.PICKERING 18/07/04
New Zealand Dory Eden 1.191 kg G. LANE 6/09/68
New-moon Coral Fish Dirk Hartog Island 1.021 kg J. SUE 00-00-0000
North-west Groper Coral Bay 12.000 kg A. PICCOLI 7/11/82
Northern Bluefin Tuna tweed heads 20.4 kg M Takash 2/04/12
Northern Sand Flathead Unknown 1.021 kg T. COLEMAN 00-00-0000
Northern Striped Threadfin Steep Point 2.700 kg B. PAXMAN 2/04/05
Oarfish Newcastle 12.020 kg G. SHULTZ 1/10/58
Ocellated Rock Cod North-West Island 4.050 kg M. McDADE 18/09/94
Old Wife Bermagui 0.794 kg K. QUICK 1/06/69
One Spot Razorfish Chavelle Reef 0.750 kg M. SAUNDERS 4/09/07
One Spot Sea Perch Bolt Reef 2.420 kg A. HANSEN 3/05/08
Orange Goatfish Fredrick Reef 1.650 kg M. McDADE 30/06/97
Orange-dotted Tang Wooli 1.644 kg J. SECKOLD 30/12/66
Orange-dotted Tuskfish Sudbury Reef 0.800 kg L. SQUIRE 15/03/76
Orange-lined Emperor Keeper Reef 0.900 kg J. ROBINSON 5/01/82
Orange-spotted Sea Perch Lamont Reef 3.880 kg I. BROWN 25/09/99
Orangeblotch Surgeonfish Maroochydore 1.984 kg W. GIBBINS 1/01/65
Oriental Bonito Rottnest Island 2.250 kg R. MUIR 15/03/75
Oyster Eater Great Keppel Island 10.600 kg M. ROSSITER 11/01/87
Pacific Bonefish Sandy Cape 7.000 kg C.Whalley 31/08/02
Paddle-tail Sea Perch Exmouth 1.34 kg I.PUCKERIDGE 7/12/11
Painted Morwong Norfolk Is 1.45 I.PUCKERIDGE 9/03/11
Painted Sweetlips Unknown 11.113 kg B. CROPP 00-00-0000
Pale Surgeonfish Centipede Reef, Qld 1.800 kg Adam Smith 1/05/05
Papuan Trevally Moore Reef 2.600 kg M.McDADE 11/02/02
Passionfruit Coral Trout Opal Reef 5.450 kg L. SQUIRE 11/12/78
Peacock Coral Cod Spit Bommie 3.350 kg Tim McDonald 1/12/07
Peacock Flounder Fredrick Reef 0.700 kg M.McDADE 30/06/97
Pearl Perch Bundagen 4.735 kg J.SAKKER 13/05/07
Pencil Surgeonfish Lamont Reef 2.835 kg D. STUBBERFIELD 6/01/73
Pennant Coral Fish Woolgoolga 0.650 kg J. LESLIE 1/05/81
Pennant Fish

Lady Musgrave Island

13.000 kg G. SMITH 4/07/96
Pickhandle Barracuda Cape Morton 15.250 kg Jason Croton 12/06/05
Pikey Bream Unknown 0.794 kg J. WATSON 00-00-0000
Pink Ling

Glasshouse Rocks, Narooma

0.850 kg R. VANZINO 24/04/94
Potato Cod No 7 Ribbon Reef 54.500 kg L. SQUIRE 16/12/74
Pug-nosed Wire-netting Cod Flinders Reef 1.850 kg G. HUNT 17/12/83
Purple Rock Cod

South Eastern Bommie

15.500 kg C. WHALLEY 10/03/02
Purple Tuskfish North Keppel Island 1.565 kg M.GREINKE 20/06/93
Purple Wrasse Grindstone Bay 2.190 kg D. DAVIES 1/07/79
Purple-nosed Parrotfish North West Island 0.900 kg J. VAN LEEUWEN 1/08/86
Queen Snapper Rottnest Island 11.500 kg B. Paxman 29/09/90
Queenfish

Point Cartright, Queensland

13.100 kg Zachary Marusic 3/12/06
Queensland Groper Lady Elliot Island 233.136 kg R. WHALLEY 27/02/66
Raggedfin Parrotfish Mentebello Islands 2.350kg I. PUCKERIDGE 17/08/14
Rainbow Runner Fitzroy Reef 6.350 kg J. POWELL 21/04/73
Rainbowfish Unknown 0.454 kg A . PAGE 00-00-0000
Red & Green Southport Seaway 1.360 kg K. LUTZ 13/06/95
Red Bass

Cabbadaman Passage

13.268 kg B. PAXMAN 29/06/72
Red Cod Unknown 1.701 kg G. PEARL 00-00-0000
Red Emperor Fraser Island 12.840 kg T. McDONALD 20/02/09
Red Flutemouth Long Bay NSW 1.325 kg J. COULTER NSW 13/04/86
Red Gurnard Unknown 2.041 kg P. BARRET-LENNARD 00-00-0000
Red Hussar North West Island 1.140 kg Michael Saunders 23/12/05
Red Indian Fish Unknown 0.510 kg L. Ford 00-00-0000
Red Morwong Wybung Head 3.025 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 12.5.98
Red Mullet Unknown 1.474 kg R. SMESCHKAL 00-00-0000
Red Parrotfish

Flinders Reefs Coral Sea

3.400 kg R. LOWDEN 7/01/88
Red Rock Cod Montague Island 2.551 kg M. BROWN 29/12/67
NZ red rock cod ,scorpion fish Norfolk Is 1.65 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 12/03/11
Red Snapper Hamlin Bay 4.593 kg R. Muir 25/08/73
Red Velvet Fish Camdale 0.659 kg C. JONES 21/10/72
Red-bellied Fusilier Hutchinson Shoals 1.000 kg J. VAN BLANKEN 25/05/08
Red-flushed Rock Cod

SE Bommie Bundaberg

3.700 kg C. WHALLEY 22/12/01
Red-lipped Morwong Stragglers Reef 2.608 kg F. BREUSTEDT 26/12/57
Red-throated Wrasse Abrolhos Islands 6.804 kg J. GREY 15/04/64
Redfin Perch Unknown 0.454 kg R. YOUNG 00-00-0000
Reefcrest Parrotfish Wreck Reef 6.200 kg R. LOWDEN 15/08/89
Ribboned Sweetlips Exmouth 1.531 kg R. MUIR 25/08/72
Ringtail Unicornfish Wreck Reef 5.750 kg I. PUCKERIDGE 18/11/97
Rock Blackfish Dobroyd Pt 7.399 kg P.LANE 19/10/63
Rock Cale Terrigal 2.100 kg M. MURPHY 15/12/79
Rock Flathead Unknown 0.550 kg S. COTTERILL 00-00-0000
Rock Ling Bicheno 7.080 kg S. TAYLOR 1/03/79
Rosy Goatfish Wreck Reef 1.250 kg G. HARRIS 31/07/87
Rosy Wrasse Bicheno 0.660 kg W. SEDDON 1/03/79
Rough Leatherjacket

Sydney Harbour NSW

1.150 kg A.Puckeridge 27/06/12
Russel's Mackerel Scad The Banks 1.070 kg R. TORELLI 26/12/91
Rusty Small-toothed Jobfish Boult Reef 4.220 kg Greg Smith 7/09/03
Saddle-back Pigfish Red Bluff 1.300 kg G. PICKERING 25/06/90
Saddle-tailed Sea Perch Rock Cod Shoals 6.780 kg A. SPRENGER 2/12/06
Sailfin Tang Thetford Reef 1.420 kg A. BRIGGS 29/02/76
Sailfish

South Solitary Island

63.200 kg G. SMITHERS 20/04/02
Salmon Catfish Bundaberg 3.300 kg C. WHALLEY 29/06/02
Salmon Herring Mauds Landing 12.246 kg R. BARTLE 1/01/66
Samson Fish Cowaramup Bay 43.357 kg C. TEEDE 11/04/62
Sand Bass Rottnest Island 0.850 kg R. MUIR WA 13/04/82
Sand Flathead

Cramms Beach (Pt Victoria)

3.118 kg M. DUTSCHKE 00-00-1951
Sand Mullet Wool Bay 0.980 kg B. WEBER 26/04/76
Sand Whiting South West Rocks 1.417 kg J. CALDER 10/09/59
Saw-tail Surgeon Fish Fairfax Island 10.433 kg G. HARTWIG 10/05/69
Scarlet Sea Perch Lucinda 11.500 kg TONY HUMPHRIES 28/11/06
Scarlet-breasted Maori Wrasse Broadhurst Reef 0.766 kg P. ELLIOT 27/10/74
Scarletfin Squirrelfish Wreck Reef 1.650 kg M. SAUNDERS 27/11/99
School Mackerel Palm Beach Reef 4.025 kg A. BETTS 31/03/95
Scribbled Leatherjacket Flat Rock 4.350 kg T. FITZGIBBINS 23/06/90
Scribbled Wrasse Norfolk Is 1.3Kg I.PUCKERIDGE 9/03/11
Sea Mullet South West Rocks 3.430 kg J. GILLIES 7/05/64
Sea Sweep Bouvardes Reef 3.629 kg B. PAXMAN 3/05/72
Senator Fish Bicheno 0.625 kg P. LAST 13/04/74
Sergeant Baker The Banks 2.523 kg R. ROSEMERGY 1/03/73
Shark Mackerel Smiths Reef 13.900 kg T.McDONALD 4/06/09
Short Boarfish City Beach Reefs 1.350 kg D. HOPKINS 1/05/75
Short Suckerfish North West Island 1.474 kg T. COLLINS 9/07/65
Short-finned Batfish South Over Falls 3.100 kg W. KERSEY 23/08/84
Sickle Fish Four Mile Reef 1.758 kg G. LOWE 26/07/69
Silver Dory Cape Conran 0.652 kg T. PAGE 6/04/73
Silver Spot Unknown 1.389 kg M. THIELE 00-00-0000
Silver Trevally Norfolk Is 9.15 kg I.PUCKERIDGE 7/03/11
Silver Trumpeter Broughton Island 4.252 kg R. BALDWIN 19/09/72
Silver Whiting Unknown 0.567 kg R. EDDY 00-00-0000
Silverblotched Unicornfish

Kenn Reef Coral Sea

5.800 kg Greg Pickering 24/05/93
Six Banded Angelfish

Cabbadaman Passage

3.289 kg B. PAXMAN 7/01/72
Six-banded Coral Fish City Beach 2.410 kg R. MUIR 14/06/74
Six-spined Leatherjacket Williamstown 2.608 kg P. ANDREWS 21/12/68
Skipjack Tuna Hendersons 4.920 kg Tim McDonald 21/12/07
Sleek Unicornfish Marion Reef 3.000 kg C. ROBB 8/05/96
Slender Longtom Newport Reef 0.765 kg G. LANE 15/05/66
Slender Suckerfish Swains Reefs 2.600 kg R. LOWDEN 15/09/85
Slender Unicornfish Cato Reef 3.400 kg J. HARRISON 19/11/97
Slimy Mackerel Botany Bay 1.475 kg M. SHANNESSY 22/10/83
Small Spotted Javelin Fish Maroochydore 1.417 kg Terry Naughton 19/11/69
Small-eyed Flathead Lee Point, Darwin 1.282 kg R. TRIPPE 19/04/09
Small-eyed Paddle-tail Sea Bream Elizabeth Reef 4.250 kg A.Puckeridge 10/12/13
Small-spotted Spinefoot Flinders Reef 1.750 kg M. McDADE 23/05/93
Small-tooth Flounder Yanchep 1.300 kg G. PAULL 11/04/79
Smooth Flutemouth Fairfax Island 2.772 kg G. HARTWIG 2/11/68
Snapper Terrigal 13.720 kg P. CLARKSON 28/03/65
Snook Cape Patterson 5.330 kg G. DREW 19/05/74
Snubnose Dart Cape Cleveland 8.050 kg G. HOWLETT 28/06/86
Sombre Sweetlips North West Cape 12.020 kg T. LUCAS 19/06/65
Souther Blue Devil Unknown 1.134 kg N. PRIESTLY 00-00-0000
Southern Bluefin Tuna Bermagui 59.600kg T. Knight 23/07/14
Southern Butterfish Shoal Bay 2.013 kg E. SMITH 18/03/73
Southern Conger Eel Port Arlington 19.050 kg R. RUSS 00-00-0000
Southern Fusilier Black Rock 1.372 kg D. BIRCH 2/08/96
Southern Ribbonfish Newport Reef NSW 10.423 kg R. LOWDEN 8/05/73
sp. Banded Rock Eden 2.212 kg S.ILES 1/01/71
Spangled Emperor Abrolhos Islands 8.900 kg A. MACNEILL 10/03/96
Spike-fin Parrotfish Elizabeth Reef 4.300 Kg A.Puckeridge 13/12/13
Spiny-tailed Leatherjacket Browns Beach 1.588 kg M. DUTSCHKE 00-00-1954
Spinycoat Anglerfish Phillip Island 0.737 kg D. MORAN 7/02/65
Spotted Chiseltooth Wrasse Escape Island 0.800 kg B. PAXMAN 14/02/75
Spotted Flounder Green Cape 0.580 kg J. INGLIS 1/03/80
Spotted Leatherjacket Flinders Reef 0.725 kg G. SMITH 13/11/94
Spotted Parrotfish Kenn Reef 5.750 kg R. LOWDEN 8/10/87
Spotted scat Hervey Bay 1.134 kg P. STEHBENS 15/01/67
Spotted Spanish Mackerel Palm Beach Reef 7.860 kg A. BETTS 2/12/96
Spotted Stargazer Kingscliffe Reef 6.340 kg G. SMITH 8/04/92
Spotted Unicornfish Flinders Reef 1.950 kg B. FUNNELL 13/11/94
Squarenose Unicornfish Flat Rock 5.100 kg M. Emery 25/04/02
Star-eyed Parrotfish Flinders Reef 1.100 kg G. SMITH 6/12/93
Stargazer Woolami Beach 5.670 kg P. SMITH 31/12/64
Stout Longtom

Lady Musgrave Island

2.495 kg R. STEHBENS 23/07/66
Straight-banded Sweetlips Lewellyn Reef 1.113 kg G. LOWE 12/01/73
Striped Marlin Bermigue East 139.200kg L. Pattrick 2/02/16
Striped Perch Unknown 0.570 kg K. HOPKINS 00-00-0000
Striped Sea Pike Whale Beach 1.191 kg K. WARDROP 28/05/67
Striped Trumpeter Queenscliff 2.041 kg T. WILSON 00-00-0000
Stripey Sea Perch Pancake Creek 1.660 kg B.GAMLIN 12/04/08
Surf Parrotfish

Slade Island Mackay

2.000 kg A. LUCAS 19/01/07
Swallowtail Eden 0.970 kg R. SCHULTER 13/06/10
Sweep Shellharbour 1.025 kg H. NIVALA 3/09/80
Sweetlip Emperor,redthroat Sykes Reef 4.750 kg A. SPRENGER 7/06/07
Tailor Fingal Bay 10.206 kg G. BUDDEN 6/11/64
Tarwhine Cronulla 1.980 kg W. CARTER 24/05/08
Telescope Fish Abrolhos Islands 3.969 kg J. GREY 15/04/64
Teraglin Kingscliffe Reef 3.800 kg B.SHEEHY 8/05/09
Thicklip Trevally Fraser Island 7.600 kg B.SHEEHY 15/12/08
Thorpe's Unicornfish Kenn Reef 5.800 kg G. PICKERING 24/05/93
Three-barred Goatfish Sudbury Reef 0.650 kg R. HARRISON 21/09/75
Tomato Coral Cod Fraser Island 2.952 kg T. McDONALD 20/02/09
Tommy Rough

Emu Bay Kangaroo Island

0.830 kg T. MARLAND 1/02/90
Toothbrush Leatherjacket Grindstone Bay 0.500 kg G. LUCAS 1/07/79
Topsail Drummer Flinders Reef 3.350 kg G. HUNT 6/12/93
Tricolor Parrotfish Bowen 1kg A. PUCKERIDGE 15/12/10
Triple-tail Maori Wrasse North West Island 0.750 kg B. TUCK 1/11/86
Tripletail Wonga Beach 11.400 kg G. HILL 27/12/80
Trout Cod

SE Bommie Bundaberg

4.100 kg C. WHALLEY 25/10/01
Trumpetfish Unknown 1.502 kg J. Gillies 00-00-0000
Unicorn Leatherjacket

South Solitary Island

3.200 kg D. BOULDEN 1/03/77
Velvet Leatherjacket Bicheno 1.420 kg M. NICHOLS 1/03/79
Venus Tuskfish Woolgoolga 5.700 kg Michael Featherstone 18/04/07
Violet Sweep Norfolk Is 1.55 kg I.PUCKERIDGE 10/03/11
Violet-lined Parrotfish North West Island 0.500 kg M. McDADE 1/11/85
Wahoo

Frederick Reef, Coral Sea

50.000 kg A.BOLER 20/10/06
Warehou Bermagui 4.650 kg M. MARTIN 26/04/86
Warty Prow Fish Unknown 0.454 kg L. STEWART 00-00-0000
West Australian Dhufish Rottnest Island 24.039 kg R. MUIR 29/04/73
Western Foxfish Unknown 1.871 kg R. HARDIE 26/10/57
Western Humpnosed Unicorn Rottnest Island 3.600 kg Greg Pickering 00-00-0000
Double header wrasse Norfolk Is 5.05 Kg Brett Waddell 13/03/11
Western King Wrasse Rottnest Island 0.850 kg R. MUIR 3/08/75
Western Rock Blackfish Quinns Rock 5.216 kg B. PAXMAN 29/04/72
Western Sea Carp Rottnest Island 4.564 kg P. SMITH 00-00-0000
Western Yellowfin Bream Shark Bay 1.814 kg T. BOEKELMAN 27/08/64
White fin Surgeonfish Elizabeth Reef 1.075kg A. PUCKERIDGE 21/01/14
White-lined Rock Cod Stevens Reef 2.300 kg W. KERSEY 28/07/81
White-tongued Trevally

North Solitary Island

1.880 kg G. HOWLETT 19/03/96
Woodwards Eel Minden Reef 1.332 kg J. GREY 28/01/61
Yellow Emperor elizabeth Reef 2.200 kg A.Puckeridge 9/12/13
Yellow Hussar North West Island 0.650 kg M. McDADE 24/12/02
Yellow-cheek Parrotfish Broadhurst Reef 0.750 kg R. OAKEY 1/10/95
Yellow-faced Angelfish Mackay 1.077 kg R. HATCH 29/12/69
Yellow-finned Leatherjacket Gerringong 1.075 kg S. McARTHUR 10/07/79
Yellow-spot Goatfish Musgrave Island 2.853 kg G. HARTWIG 21/11/65
Yellow-spot Goatfish Musgrave Island 2.853 kg K. SMALL 23/01/72
Purple/Yellow-spot Parrotfish Lamont Reef 0.964 kg D. STUBBERFIELD 6/01/73
Yellow-spotted Boarfish Augusta 5.250 kg L.PAXMAN 15/06/07
Yellow-spotted Emperor Mellish Reef 9.100 kg R. LOWDEN 25/06/89
Yellow-spotted Surgeon Fish Coffs Harbour 5.188 kg C. BOOMER 25/09/67
Yellow-spotted Triggerfish Norah Head 2.580 kg A. LANGE 7/11/65
Yellow-striped Emperor Rowley Shoals 0.820kg A. PUCKERIDGE 7/11/14
Yellow-striped Leatherjacket Cape Coutts 0.625 kg D. SCHOLEFIELD 17/12/08
Yellowfin Bream

Sydney Harbour NSW

3.657 kg M. BRAY 7/11/69
Yellowfin Goatfish Woolgoolga 0.700 kg J. LESLIE 1/05/81
Yellowfin Tuna Ulladulla 68.00 kg L.Pattrick 23/08/15
Yellowlip Emperor Marion Reef 5.000 kg R. LOWDEN 7/08/88
Yellowmask Surgeonfish Musgrave Island 4.082 kg J. HALL 23/01/72
Yellowtail Kingfish Little Seal Rock 43.000 kg S. BRABANT 12/08/85
Zebra Fish Jibbon Reef 3.572 kg B. RAISON 8/07/66