Scientific Name: Dactylophora nigricans
Description: Since the area was protected as a Marine Sanctuary “Dusky’s” are now regularly seen on reefs in the park.
Dusky Morwong are a large greyish to brownish fish, with a whitish belly and rows of orange-brown spots along the side.
The Dusky Morwong feeds on benthic invertebrates such as polychaetes, isopods and amphipods, as well as brown algae.
Type: Bony Fish
Where to find: Subtidal Reefs