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Sergeant Baker


A brightly coloured edible marine fish with two elongated dorsal fin rays, occurring in warm Australian coastal waters.
  • Aulopus purpurissatus, family Aulopidae.
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  • The Sergeant Baker can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched colouration and its behaviour.
  • You can determine the sex of the Sergeant Baker by the males having a much longer ray on the first dorsal fin than the females.


Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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