Fish ID's

here are a few fish we couldnt ID from quobba.

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number 3 venus tuskfish

Fri, 2013-06-14 17:15

number 3 venus tuskfish

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 1. Dark tailed sea

Fri, 2013-06-14 17:53

 1. Dark tailed sea perch 

2.?

3. Blue bone

4.?

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3. bluebone

Fri, 2013-06-14 18:34

3. bluebone

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 I thought blue bone was

Fri, 2013-06-14 20:26

 I thought blue bone was another name for baldchin.  I could be wrong.

 

I have not the fogiest of a clue of those 4

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2. wrasse of some flavor

Fri, 2013-06-14 18:35

2. wrasse of some flavor

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4 =?

Fri, 2013-06-14 18:40

1 Sweetlip emperor

2 7 banded wrasse

3 Blue spotted tuskfish

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Love the wings on the black

Fri, 2013-06-14 18:41

Love the wings on the black Wrasse.

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1. I'd agree with dark-tailed

Mon, 2013-06-17 21:11

1. I'd agree with dark-tailed sea perch/snapper Lutjanus lemniscatus (Lutjanidae).

2. Also agree with sevenband wrasse (Thalassoma septemfasciatum) (Male).

3. Bluespotted tuskfish (Choerodon cauteroma)

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cheers guys.

Sat, 2013-06-15 13:25

cheers guys.

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#4 could be from the morwong

Mon, 2013-06-17 09:06

#4 could be from the morwong family?

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 Found number

Mon, 2013-06-17 17:19

 Found number 4...finally.

Whitespotted hawkfish (Cirrhitus pinnulatus). From the family CIRRHITIDAE or hawkfishes.

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cheers mate

Mon, 2013-06-17 18:30

ur a champ... thought i would never figure it out.

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 3 is definantly a venus

Mon, 2013-06-17 19:47

 3 is definantly a venus tuskfish, close relative of the black spot/blue spot tuskfish and the baldchin.

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 The venus tuskfish (Chorodon

Mon, 2013-06-17 21:20

 The venus tuskfish (Choerodon venustus) is endemic to subtropical waters of eastern Australia.

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I'll confirm the consensus

Tue, 2013-06-18 08:56

For what it is worth, I'll  confirm:

1. Darktail Snapper Lutjanus lemniscatus (young one)

2. Sevenband Wrasse Thalassoma septemfasciatum (male)

3. Bluespotted Tuskfish Choerodon cauteroma

4. Whitespotted Hawkfish Cirrhitus pinnulatus

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