Southern Sand Flathead

Platycephalus Bassenis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Platycephalus Bassenis
Other names Bass Flathead, Bay Flathead, Common Flathead, Sand Flathead, Sandy, Sandy Flathead, Slimy Flathead, Yanks
Size Up to 55 cm (21.6 in)
Weight Up to 1.3 kg (2.8 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, bays, inlets & harbours, sandy, muddy & shelly areas
Depth Range
Southern Sand Flathead Distribution
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