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The Moreton Seamount lies about 173 km (93.6 nautical miles) off the coast of Queensland (show Queensland on map).
In the near vicinity of the Moreton Seamount the water depth ranges from about 2600 to 4760 metres deep (about 1420 to 2600 fathoms / 8520 to 15600 feet). Based on this, the Moreton Seamount seems to rise about 2160 metres (1180 fathoms / 7080 feet) above the sea floor . This is almost as high as the height above sea level of Mount Kosciuszko but amazingly the top of the Moreton Seamount is still 2.6 km (1420 fathoms / 8520 feet) below the surface.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen albacore tuna and blue-eye cod (trevalla) at Moreton Seamount (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Moreton Seamount? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Moreton Seamount are the town of Rainbow Beach (show me), the town of Tin Can Bay (show me) and the town of Cooloola Cove (show me).
Make sure you check out the terrain profile for the Moreton Seamount.
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