Common coral trout

Other namesLeopard trout
Scientific namePlectropomus leopardus
Size limits on takesMinimum size 38cm
Possession limits on takes
  • 7 combined limit for all coral trout species
  • 20 combined limit for all coral reef fin fish
Closurescoral reef fin fish closure
  • covered in a profusion of small blue dots over body and all fins except pectoral fins
  • transparent pectoral fins
  • distinctive blue ring around the eye