Fish Id?

 Hey guys, any ideas with this, caught in dampier.

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Easy

Thu, 2017-05-18 20:48

its a spangled sweet throat!

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 grass emperor,  aka black

Thu, 2017-05-18 22:36

 grass emperor,  aka black snapper, tricky snapper etc 

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 Grass emperor??? With such a

Fri, 2017-05-19 20:49

 Grass emperor??? With such a short face, I thought it might have been in the snapper family at least, all emperor's have such long faces.

 

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looks like the common yellow-tailed emperor

Fri, 2017-05-19 20:57

 Even though the tail is red :-) small species, rarely above 300mm. Very common up north. Not a black snapper, aka blue-lined emperor, grassy emperor, etc, IMO.

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Mmm Think

Fri, 2017-05-19 21:08

 There's a bit of a windup going on mate, on search function on left you'll find fish Id and you'll find your answer rather easily. However above is spot on.

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Fishwreckapedia

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:32

 On the first page about 1/3 way down.

Yellowtailed Emporer