Exmouth ugly fish?

A mate caught this in Exmouth out deep. Has me stumped. Any ideas?

 

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 if its from the deep it

Thu, 2019-04-11 19:08

 if its from the deep it would explain the flattened forehead, cant see where its going and ran into too many rocks.

def diff looking

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Tile fish, good eating

Thu, 2019-04-11 19:23

Tile fish, good eating

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Yep

Thu, 2019-04-11 19:56

Pink Tilefish, Rolls Royce eating, usually a by-catch to prawn trawling, never make to market

 

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Australian Tilefish

Thu, 2019-04-11 21:34

The link below and comment from Glenn Moore would suggest that Pink Tilefish don't make it to WA waters

http://fishwrecked.com/forum/fish-id-41

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deformed Goldie?

Fri, 2019-04-12 01:03

not just a deformed Goldband is it?

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 Thats what i first thaught.

Fri, 2019-04-12 06:46

 Thats what i first thaught. Certainly resembles a goldie in the body

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Definitely

Fri, 2019-04-12 08:48

a tile fish got a couple up there in the 170-80’s last year out from tantabiddi 

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Tile fish it is! Thanks  

Fri, 2019-04-12 16:09

Tile fish it is! Thanks