Eastern Wirrah

Acanthistius Ocellatus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Acanthistius Ocellatus
Other names Boot, Meat Wirrah, Mother-in-law Fish, Peppermint Cod, Wirrah, Wirrah Cod
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in)
Weight Up to 4 kg (8.8 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst rocky areas & reefs hiding in caves, crevices & holes
Depth Range
Eastern Wirrah Distribution
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