Cape stumpnose are commonly found in shallow coastal waters and estuaries as well as deep reefs off the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast. Juveniles feed on eelgrass in estuaries and adults on molluscs, shrimps and crabs.
Minimum legal catch size is 20cm.
Grows to 40cm.

SASSI: Red - Don't buy or sell Cape stumpnose! Rather choose a green-listed alternative. 

(Photo: Geoff Spiby)