Dusky Morwong

Dactylophora Nigricans
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Dactylophora Nigricans
Other names Black Butterfish, Butter Perch, Butterfish, Nunckla, Nunda, Shitfish, Strongfish, Tillywurti
Size Up to 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
Weight Up to 70 kg (150 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst seagrass beds & inshore rocky reefs
Depth Range
Dusky Morwong Distribution