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Coral Trout

Coral Trout

Coral Trout is a popular reef fish species found in the waters off the northern and eastern coasts of Australia, as well as in other parts of the Indo-Pacific region. It is a highly prized sport fish and an important commercial species.

Coral Trout is known for its vibrant coloration and distinctive pattern of red spots on a yellow or orange background. It can grow to be quite large, with some specimens reaching over 1 metre in length and weighing more than 20 kilograms.

Coral Trout is a predatory fish that feeds on a variety of prey, including crustaceans, mollusks, and smaller fish. It is typically found in coral reef habitats, where it can be caught using lures, bait, or spearfishing techniques.

Coral Trout is considered one of the top table fish in Australia, prized for its delicate, sweet flavor and firm, white flesh. It is a versatile fish that can be cooked in a variety of ways, including grilling, baking, and frying. It is often served with a variety of accompaniments, including vegetables, rice, and sauces.

Due to its popularity and commercial importance, Coral Trout is subject to strict fishing regulations in Australia, including size and bag limits, gear... ...Read More