Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

Sand Whiting (species: Sillago ciliata)
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:17:24

Location details

  • Lizard Island, Queensland

  • Close to shore, Casuarina Beach

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 0.5 m and 2 metres.

Details about the specimens

  • 40 specimens. (accurate to within 10)
  • specimens alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimens left in natural environment.
  • The record does not indicate whether reproduction was occurring.

School of about 40 individuals seen close to beach near sunset, size range estimated at 25 to 30 cm. No photo. Not commonly seen.