Another picture of the unknown

Another picture of the unknown

When it came up it was dark blue with yellow spots and squiggles on it's face.


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Maori Sea Perch

Sat, 2007-05-19 19:59

Thats a small maori sea perch member of the lutjanid family.. see heaps whilst diving and have caught a few on line.. good looking fish fresh outta the water but i dunno wat they taste like... where did u catch that one???

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Gold spot

Sat, 2007-05-19 23:07

Yep, definately a gold spotted sweetlip.

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Often seen in pairs near

Sun, 2007-05-20 07:46

Often seen in pairs near caves.

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I would say sweetlips,

Sun, 2007-05-20 10:59

I would say sweetlips, tasted pretty good and I would keep one again.