Fork length is measured from the snout to the fork of the tail.
Total length is measured from the snout to the tip of the tail.
Remember: Legal lengths (total lengths) are measured from the point of the snout to the tip of the tail.
Please note: The following table has fork length measurements. Legal lengths are total lengths and are measured from the point of the snout to the tip of the tail.
|Fork Length (cm)||Weight (kg)||Fork Length (cm)||Weight (kg)|
Reference: Moran M. J. and C. Burton. 1990. Relationships among partial and whole lengths and weights for Western Australian pink snapper Chrysophys auratus ( Sparidae). Fisheries Department of Western Australia, Fisheries Research Report No. 89.