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Potato Cod
Potato-cod
Epinephelus tukula

(Morgans, 1959)

Information
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)
LCSpecies
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. 




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