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The potato grouper (Epinephelus tukula), also called the potato cod or potato bass, is a least concern fish as labeled by the IUCN Red List, and a native fish in Australia  The potato grouper is also a native to many other Asian countries. It can reach a length of 2.6m and can weigh as much as 110kg.
Epinephelus tukula is not a common species where fishing is known to occur, but may be more common in unfished areas. The species, while highly localized, has a patchy distribution and is particularly rare in Japan.
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