Murray cod

The scientific name of Murray cod derives from an early Australian fish researcher with the surname McCulloch and the river from which the explorer Major Mitchell first scientifically described the species, the Peel River.

The Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) is a large Australian predatory freshwater fish of the Maccullochella genus and the Percichthyidae family. Although the species is a called cod in the vernacular, it is not related to the northern hemisphere marine cod (Gadus) species. More

Murray Cod in larger waterways usually reach 90 to 100 cm and 15 to 20 Kg, if not taken by anglers. Occasionally recorded from 120 to 130 cm and 35 to 45 Kg. More

The Murray cod is a finned icon, that, ironically, has achieved such status through a growing scarcity. A positive side effect of the publicity has been the substantial growth and acceptance of a catch and release ethic. More

Production of Murray cod in Victoria has increased rapidly over the past 2-3 years, primarily due to the success of one large recirculation system (Figure 1). More

Murray Cod (Maccullochella peeli) Photographs and Information = murraycod.jpg (9050 bytes) wpe45. More

The Murray Cod is Australia's largest freshwater fish. The largest fish ever recorded was 1.8 m in length and weighed a whopping 113.5 kg. Their average length is 44-48 cm for a male, and 48-57 cm for a female. More

The Murray cod is an icon of the Basin and forms the basis of a popular recreational fishery in south-eastern Australia where it is often stocked into dams and lakes. More

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Murray Cod is the largest freshwater fish in Australia, reaching a recorded weight of greater than 100 kg and a length of 1.8 m. Murray Cod are slow growing and long-lived, potentially living to over 45 years of age. More

The Murray Cod is Australia's largest freshwater fish. It is a prized angling species that can grow to a length of 1.8 m and weight of 113.5 kg. More

The Murray Cod has been listed as a vulnerable species under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). More

differentiate Murray cod from Mary River cod, which are currently designated as a sub-species of Murray cod. Murray cod populations have declined since European colonisation of Australia due to a large variety of factors and are now a listed threatened species. More

The Murray cod was formerly widespread and abundant in the lower and mid-altitude reaches of the Murray-Darling Basin . Commercial fisheries data indicate that natural populations declined in the 1920s and then again dramatically in the 1950s. More

Distribution: Murray cod, also referred to as cod or codfish, were once abundant throughout the Murray-Darling river system, but overfishing and environmental changes have drastically reduced its numbers. More

between Murray cod and introduced trout species. More

The Murray cod is an important and charismatic part of Australia's vertebrate wildlife and is found in the Murray-Darling river system in Australia. The Murray cod is t... More

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Fishing for Murray cod in this area is best in spring and early summer. Redfin to 1.3kg are common upstream to Walwa. Some goldfish and tench can be taken in slow flowing areas. Murray crayfish are present on the mud bottom. More

Murray Cod population, Executive Director, PIRSA Fisheries, Martin Smallridge announced that the fishery will remain closed during 2010. More

Murray Cod - Description Highly valued for recreational, commercial and conservation purposes, the murray cod (Maccullochella peeli) is the largest freshwater fish found in Australia. More

A giant Murray Cod outside the train station of Swan Hill is a monument to the big cod fish that had been caught in the river before irrigation and drought affected the river. More

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* Murray Cod and Catfish also spawn seasonally, independent of floods, but floods provide more food for the young, and Catfishc. More

The Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) is a large AustraliaAustraliaAustralia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the continental mainland , the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans... More

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Murray cod can also have this stripe but only in small fish well under legal size, which must be released anyway. If you see an eye stripe, let it go. More

Murray (the Murray Cod) has been at Boronia Aquarium for 7 years, he is in his 5th tank, but he has yet again outgrown this one. More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percichthyidae
Genus : Maccullochella
Species : Maccullochella peelii
Authority : Mitchell, 1838