Can anyone id this please

wasnt my catch just helping to get a id on it

thank you


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Scaly mackeral

Mon, 2015-06-22 06:59

Scaly mackerel

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i think that as well but the

Mon, 2015-06-22 07:07

i think that as well but the red  i wasnt sure as its not bleeding


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Mon, 2015-06-22 07:45

Yep its a scalie , have caught a very odd one with a tiny touch of red , nothing like that but.

From my limited knowledge its not good , and maybe a water quality , toxic issue.

Apprently fish can react this way to poor water quality , and there own defences create this red reaction , whatever it is,

to fight the toxin, but the anti-body they create ends up  poisoning them anyway.

Its common in some aqarium fish , and known in saltwater fish occasionly.

Might have swam too close to the Kwinana area?, was it ammo jetty or rocko jetty caught?

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Mon, 2015-06-22 09:09

 Looks like a Halco 120 red head.

Put some good rings and couple of singles on it...Lol


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was caught in the swan river

Mon, 2015-06-22 10:11

was caught in the swan river


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 Haha theres the answer to

Mon, 2015-06-22 12:05

 Haha theres the answer to the toxic poor quality water situation. Poor little guy is red faced from swimming through to many turds.


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It looks like a red bait I

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:47

It looks like a red bait I think they call em the get heaps in nsw when fishing for tuna