What was it

 While snorkling yesterday i saw a thing about a metre  long laying on the ocean floor, it was straight t hin and a silvery white color.my wife stayed near it while I went to get a small rock to drop near it but when i returned it was gone.weird  looking thing.

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 flute fish maybe..  Pretty

Sat, 2018-02-03 10:02

 flute fish maybe..  Pretty crappy description :) 

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Had a real pointy

Sat, 2018-02-03 11:39

 Head. Maybe 3 cm in width. Long thin tail.

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Magnification ;)

Sat, 2018-02-03 12:09

 Magnification ;)

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Sounds like a flute mouth

Sat, 2018-02-03 12:10

 They also come in bright yellow in the tropics

 

 

Smooth Flutemouth, Fistularia commersonii

did it look like this?

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Could be

Sat, 2018-02-03 13:36

 I didn't  see any eyes.just laying on the sand.

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 Marlin?

Sat, 2018-02-03 12:38

 Marlin?

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 sword

Sat, 2018-02-03 12:54

 sword

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lucky i love to fish because i cant catch any.

 

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Thanks for your intelligent

Sat, 2018-02-03 13:38

 Response for the 2  above

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 Do you get hairtail down

Sat, 2018-02-03 13:43

 Do you get hairtail down that way?, have seen and caught a couple here in Hedland, only small tho about foot long

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 Yeah good one Gilly, sorry

Sat, 2018-02-03 13:54

 Yeah good one Gilly, sorry Uncle he had to be ridiculous....

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 maybe an eel of some sort. 

Sat, 2018-02-03 21:04

 maybe an eel of some sort. 

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