BLACKTIP ROCKCOD FACTS
The Blacktip Rockcod is grey to pinkish grey, with five brownish to reddish brown bars on the body. The head is triangular shaped with large eyes. The membrane separating the tips of the dorsal fin spines is black.
length to 40cm
Common in outer reef slopes at depths below 15 m, also occurs in protected bays and lagoons as shallow as 4 m. May also be found down to a depth of 160 m.
crabs, fish, shrimps, octopus
The Blacktip Rockcod is found in tropical marine waters of the Indo-Pacific. In Australia it is found from central coast of Western Australia, around the top of the country and south to the central coast of New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Blacktip Rockcod|
Relatives in same Genus
Flowery Cod (E. fuscoguttatus)
Queensland Groper (E. lanceolatus)
Trout Cod (E. maculatus)
Honeycomb Grouper (E. merra)
Camouflage Grouper (E. polyphekadion)
Potato Cod (E. tukula)