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Common Name(s): Anchor Tuskfish, Orange-dotted Tuskfish
Scientific Name: Choerodon Anchorago
Local Name(s): [Hk]Toh Kah, [Hk]Eng Ko Heurr
Precaution: Slippery to handle
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 1 min

This tuskfish is common among shallow reefs and rocky areas, they aren't typically encountered in deep water like the Blackspot Tuskfish. They don't grow very large either, sizes over 1kg are uncommon. They aren't fussy eaters and will take from small pieces of prawn meat, worms, fish meat and and often found eating corals.

The Anchor Tuskfish is a slightly weaker fighter than the Blackspot Tuskfish and the meat quality is not as good too. This fish sometimes dodges into rocks when hooked, initial reaction from angler must be swift.

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Reference: Fishbase, RMBR


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