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Eastern wirrah

Acanthistius ocellatus

Weight 1.500kg
Acanthistius ocellatus

About this species

Otherwise known as ‘Old Boot’ due to its taste, the eastern wirrah has a greenish-brown body covered in blue centered spots. Count thirteen spines on its dorsal fin (back fin). Juveniles have banded patterning. Read more…

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