southern bastard cod, 59 cm TL, 80 m depth
Noticed in the waters of Running's Bay, near Bayside Campground Estimate 1m long
bot caught during fish study with biologists from lake St Mary
Small tan fish close to shore with black tipped tail, usually on the bottom
Gadiformes are an order of ray-finned fish, also called the Anacanthini, that includes the cod and its allies. Many major food fish are in this order. They are found in marine waters throughout the world, and there are also a small number of freshwater species.