Flatheads are superb table fishes, with finely textured flesh. It can also be steamed, poached, pan-fried or grilled. But many argue it is the best Australian fish for fish’n’chips, mild to sweet flavour, flakey, moist fish, best battered or crumbed,
P. Green, Albany
mildly firm flakey flesh, sweet/savoury flavour, very moist deep sea fish,
line caught Augusta, Western Fishing
Feasting on all sorts of things they are a bit of a forager on or near the ocean floor with Crabs of all shapes and sizes including Blue Swimmer’s, Octopus, assorted fish and even Rock Lobster making up their diet.
Jason Scimone, Bunbury