A Practical Guide to Gold Coast Prawning. Gold Coast Prawning. Written by Anthony Coughran. FFGC Prawns Gold Coast - Gold Coast Prawning!!  The SEQ, Gold Coast and Far northern NSW have a many different species of prawn. These are the Most common species in our area: Banana prawn ( Penaeus merguiensis, Penaeus indicus.) located from Shark Bay in WA around the top end to northern NSW. They can reach sizes of 34cm long and their season is from November to May. School prawn (...

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