Ejarup, yollee ombula, kodger cuttuck, goojeet, yajarrup, dejarrup

English common name: Snapper

Latin name: Pink Snapper Pagrus auratus is the commonest species[5]

Comments: There are several species of ‘Snapper’ in Derbal Nara. Kodj = axe. Older individuals often have a bump on the forehead, possibly given rise to name for ‘head like an axe’.

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Photo Sue Morrison, Western Australian Museum.

[5] Department of Fisheries, Species Identification Guide, 6.