Murray cod are Australia’s largest freshwater fish.
Pictured above is aquaculture consultant, John Austin with a 35 pound, (Almost 16kg.) Murray cod.
This species can easily reach more than 100 pounds. that’s over 45 kg.
The supply of fry and fingerlings is very limited. They are available for only a few weeks from late November. This is because this species usually only breeds once each season. Silver perch and jade perch will continue to produce eggs and spawn for several months. The perch females can spawn several times each season, however Murray cod females usually only spawn once each season.