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Print Fact SheetWhite Musselcracker - Sparodon durbanensis

NEMBA Status

Not listed

Other names

Cracker, Brusher

Physical description

Adult - Up to 80 cm; head and body silvery grey; belly white, fins darker, opercular margin blackish.

Could be confused with

Black Musselcracker, Poenskop


Non-saleable; recreational catch only
Size limit: 60 cm
Bag limit: 2


Patterson, C (Ed.) 2003. Wildlife Trade Handbook. Traffic East/Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa