Yellowbelly rockcod

The Yellowbelly Rockcod is a common inhabitant of rocky areas off the South African coast line. They are found mostly in off shore reefs but occasionally some specimens occur in estuaries and tidal rock pools. More

yellowbelly rockcod of 17.6kg shot in Zululand waters. More

* Yellowbelly rockcod – 1 per person per day. More

With an average size of 62 cm, the yellowbelly rockcod has a depth range of 0 to 550 m (most commonly found in less than 200 m, however). They are of potential interest to fisheries and are harmless to humans. More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Nototheniidae
Genus : Notothenia
Species : Notothenia coriiceps
Authority : Richardson, 1844