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Bloomfield River cod

Other namesTropical nightfish
Scientific nameGuyu wujalwujalensis
Size RangeMaximum length — 10cm
Size limits on takesNo take
Possession limits on takesNo take
Description
  • small perch-like fish
  • distinct pores on head and lower jaw
  • olive to dark green overall colouration (paler on the belly)
  • head is greenish-yellow with two vertical dark bars
Distribution
  • Bloomfield River (north eastern Australia)
  • shelters in the cover of undercut banks, boulders, logs, snags and submerged root masses during the day