barramundi barramundi

Definition(s):

  • (n) a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats

Usage(s):

  1. Freshly caught turtle and barramundi will soon be lunch; Aboriginal women on the Northern Territory's Daly River are spearheading a bush-foods revival.
  2. Maybe red snapper or barramundi.
  3. The elaborate cross-hatching also relates to the weaving of the giant barramundi fish traps, mandjabu.

News

  • Bend man wants state OK to farm tropical perch

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) â A fish farmer has asked for state permission to raise a voracious tropical perch that grows to 6 feet in the wild but couldn't survive Oregon's cold water if it escaped. The Medford Mail Tribune reports Robert Camel of Bend wants to raise barramundi at an indoor fish farm in Tumalo. ...
    on April 26, 2014     Source: KTVL Medford

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Quotes

  1. "While the six-year study is still in its early stages, changes in fish habitat brought on by climate change may reduce wild barramundi numbers," Mr Wallace said. "This could particularly occur where reduced rainfall and freshwater flows...
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Craig Wallace Source: The Age

  2. "There is about five different names that barramundi was being sold under, john dory is being sold under everything from doorkeeper's fish through to St Peter's fish ...... then you had the situation where something was being sold as dory or snapper...
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Tony Burke Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. On hearing the news Jessica said, "My Dad is so excited! In true Darwin spirit he is taking me out fishing for barramundi this weekend to celebrate!"
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Jessica Mauboy Source: SONY BMG Music Australia

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