Please check out the latest Government Gazette regulation on recreational fishing. Red steenbras has been moved from the Permitted Species List to the Prohibited Species List.
Marine Living Resources Act: Regulations: Amendment,(G 35903, RG 9860, GoN 959), 23 November 2012
|Red steenbras (Petrus rupestris) is the largest member of the seabream family (Sparidae) and is endemic to South Africa. Illustration: Coastal fishes of Southern Africa Phil & Elaine Heemstra.Grahamstown: NISC/SAIAB, 2004.|