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 Hi Guys,

Are any fello FW members able to identify this fish species? Was caught by a work colleague who just returned from their annual Gnaraloo trip came from 60 metres.

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Rankin

Fri, 2018-08-24 08:27

Looks like 

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aka Nick

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 That was my initial

Fri, 2018-08-24 08:37

 That was my initial thought...discoloured Rankin apparently came up that colour not the usual black with white spots and not sure but the head looks a bit different?

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Rankin

Fri, 2018-08-24 08:57

Def a Rankin

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 A tasty one. My call rankin

Fri, 2018-08-24 12:14

 A tasty one. My call rankin as well. Larger models dont have the spots so much from what i have seen. 

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 Rankin

Fri, 2018-08-24 13:46

 Rankin

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110% rankin

Fri, 2018-08-24 13:49

their spots loose colour and sharpness as they get bigger

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Cheers Guys

Fri, 2018-08-24 14:15

 Yeah Rankin was my initial thoughts 

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 Cracking size just quietly!

Sat, 2018-08-25 10:23

 Cracking size just quietly!

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Sweetlips is my guess

Tue, 2018-09-04 23:02

Sweetlips
https://goo.gl/images/pkVNf6

Rankin cod
https://goo.gl/images/ii6O42

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SHAPPENS

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Nah it's rankin

Tue, 2018-09-04 23:07

Furken similar without the rubbury lios

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I can't go along with the

Wed, 2018-09-05 00:42

The head just doesn't look right for a rankin IMO unless it's been a long time at the montes.
I don't know just what it is but I just think the head shape is all wrong for a rankin.

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Rankin

Wed, 2018-09-05 04:48

 Yep, rankin.

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 Yeah, looks like a rankin

Wed, 2018-09-05 15:27

 Yeah, looks like a rankin for mine