Fish ID req

Fish ID req

Princey caught this in 200m odd of water, anyone know what it is?

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ORANGE ROUGHY

Tue, 2010-04-27 12:52

Orange /Red Roughy - Slimehead family 

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haha yeah looks like an

Tue, 2010-04-27 13:13

haha yeah looks like an orange roughy. Tasty and awesome cray bait.

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ORANGE ROUGHY

Tue, 2010-04-27 13:20

for sure ,they are normal found in water deep deep

jeff

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East

Tue, 2010-04-27 14:01

Must have been caught over east or in Kiwiland, not listed as being caught on west coast.

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Ugly

Tue, 2010-04-27 14:04

If I cought one it would go back as an ooogly. LOL

Neels

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Flesh

Tue, 2010-04-27 14:09

The flesh is white as white, oily and flaky like a baldchin when cooked. Very nice eating, only tried it once and would line up for a second without a doubt.

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Tue, 2010-04-27 14:51

Next door neighbour fish... well it looks like mine anyway!  wow weird catch