Can you ID this? Pic 2

Can you ID this? Pic 2

Very wierd fish, caught inland from Gnaraloo.  Still frozen, but mottled brown/black.

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could it be a type of perch?

Fri, 2009-05-29 15:49

could it be a type of perch?

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It a frozen fish  

Fri, 2009-05-29 16:05

It a frozen fish

 

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That'd be a tilapia for

Fri, 2009-05-29 16:06

That'd be a tilapia for sure

 

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Fri, 2009-05-29 16:24

Black tilapia

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I'm with Nealez

Fri, 2009-05-29 17:18

Some sort of introduced shite from Africa. Cichlid/Tilapia
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its a dinosaur! How big is

Fri, 2009-05-29 17:46

its a dinosaur! How big is this thing?

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If that's a Tilapia it's a

Fri, 2009-05-29 18:57

If that's a Tilapia it's a really big one!

If it's freshwater-caught it's definately not native.

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What about one of these

Fri, 2009-05-29 20:22

http://www.wildblue.co.nz/fish/weedlinessand/boarfish/

 

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they can grow to 3.5 kg

Sat, 2009-05-30 09:43

they can grow to 3.5 kg

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It is a Spotted Tilapia 

Mon, 2009-06-01 16:32

It is a Spotted Tilapia  common in the Chapman River near Geraldton

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It's not a type of Sooty

Mon, 2009-06-01 17:16

It's not a type of Sooty Grunter is it Adam? It's a long south, could be the start of a midwest sweetwater fishery (yay), or, as pointed out above, it could be another feral species set to populate explode and push out all the natives (boo).

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