Maccullochella ikei Rowland, 1986
Clarence river cod

Family:  Percichthyidae (Temperate perches)
Max. size:  66 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Oceania: Australia.
Biology:  Inhabits pristine sections of clear, flowing, rocky streams strewn with logs and other woody debris. Life history and general biology are similar to that of the Murray cod; however, it has a slightly slower growth rate. Spawns in spring when water temperatures exceed 16°C (Ref. 44894).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 07 February 2019 (B2ab(iii)) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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