Tomato Rock Cod, colour. Cephalophosis sonnerati. Grant's "Guide to Fishes" (1965) p.49 and 66
Artwork by George Coates
The Tomato Rockcod is a deep-bodied species with a hump-headed appearance. It is red to orange-red or brown, sometimes with brown, red or white spots. It grows to about 58 cm in length.
The species occurs in the Indo-West and Central Pacific regions. It is a benthic species that occurs in coral reef and tropical inshore waters at depths from about 30 m to 100 m. In Australia, it is found in tropical waters from the central coast of Western Australia to southern Queensland.
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