Trout cod


Trout Cod

Common Name/s: Trout cod
Scientific Name:

Maccullochella macquariensis

Legal size (Lakes Sambell and Kerferd)

Minimum 40cm

Maximum 50cm

Bag limit (Lakes Sambell and Kerferd)

Additional information

Taking or possessing is prohibited, except for two lakes: Lake Sambell and Lake Kerferd. These two lakes are located in North East Victoria.

Trout cod inadvertently caught in waters other than lakes Sambell and Kerferd, must be immediately returned to the water with the least possible damage or injury.

Trout cod are often confused with Murray cod. See the differences in the images below.

Distinguishing features of trout cod and Murray cod:

Trout cod

Trout cod

Murray cod
Murray cod