Potato Cod
Epinephelus tukula

(Morgans, 1959)

Common Name Potato Grouper, potato bass, Merou patate (French), Mero patata (Spanish)
Range Indian Ocean - eastern, Indian Ocean - western, Pacific - northwest, Pacific - western central
Estimated Population Unknown
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Epinephelus
Species • E. tukula
Conservation Status
(IUCN 3.1)
Least Concern

Potato Cod is a native fish in Australia and also to many other Asians country, including Malaysia.

Although it can be quite large, but it happens to be friendly and approachable. 

Marine Marine HabitatsAquariumsGlobal OceansOcean Weather
Vertebrate FishesMammalsReptilesAmphibiansCartilaginous FishesSharks
Invertebrate ArthropodMolluscaEchinodermsCnidaria
Conservation Status Critically EndangeredEndangeredNear ThreatenedVulnerableLeast ConcernData DeficientNot Evaluated

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