Fish ID

Fish ID

Hey guys, just chasing an ID on a fish, caught it over weed and sandy bottom, I suspect its a type of wrasse, but it looks a fair bit different to the usual wrasse suspects. thoughts? cheers pegz

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Ben85's picture

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Date Joined: 20/11/11

western fox fish, good eating

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:30

western fox fish, good eating but I think they're included as a demersal species and currently a no-take species.

Super peg's picture

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Date Joined: 02/09/12

really? good to know thanks

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:48

really? good to know thanks mate

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The art of fishing consists of casting, winding, trolling and jigging

while freezing, sweating, swatting and swearing.

Hutch's picture

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Date Joined: 21/04/13

 Yep, fox fish. Very good

Thu, 2014-11-06 19:14

 Yep, fox fish. Very good eating I reckon 

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