Coral Trout Australia

By admin| September 20, 2010|

A common and special sight on the Great Barrier Reef is the Coral Trout. Coral Trout are targeted by the fishing industry because they are a good eating fish and fetch a high price locally and overseas. What many people don’t realise is that all Coral Trout start their life as females – changing their sex later in life. The exact trigger of the sex change is unknown but generally Coral Trout will transform from female to male when their