name that fish?

name that fish?


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Unknown

Tue, 2006-08-29 15:26

No idea. I'm sure with some research I could probably find it. Hopefully someone will know more about species than I do.

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Where was it caught? I'm

Tue, 2006-08-29 15:58

Where was it caught? I'm tempted to call it for a peacock rock cod.

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Coral Cod

Tue, 2006-08-29 16:03

Looks like a coral cod to me. correct me if i am wrong, but i am 95% sure!

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I considered the coral cod

Tue, 2006-08-29 16:19

I considered the coral cod as well gribbo, however the coral cod doesn't have the pale bars that are aparant on the peacock rock cod. Also, you'll notice the body fades to yellow before changing to a dark coloured tail which is also aparant on the peacock.

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looking at the salt its

Tue, 2006-08-29 17:25

looking at the salt its laying on it either from useless loop, canarvon or dampier so definately northern, in a book im looking in it looks very similar to a juvenile tomato cod same colouration same shape. (from the "guide to sea fishes of australia" book)

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doesn't really look like

Tue, 2006-08-29 18:01

doesn't really look like salt to me?

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QLD

Tue, 2006-08-29 18:06

I think Sean is over in QLD so it's probably sand .

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fin structure veeeery close

Tue, 2006-08-29 18:16

fin structure veeeery close to peacock cod, so thats what i'll call it too.

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CORAL......

Tue, 2006-08-29 19:52

Im going for coral cod,in Grants guide to fish book it does say they can vary colours. depends where tey are caught.But soon as i saw it i thought coral cod.

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Peacock Cod

Wed, 2006-08-30 04:24

Jay and Kasey are onto it! Peacock Cod from a coral cay at Kenn Reef..380nm of the coast of QLD...Coral sea carnage

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Booyeah! ;)

Wed, 2006-08-30 17:33

Booyeah! ;)

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Barry! ha ha   no idea

Thu, 2010-05-13 12:48

Barry! ha ha

 

no idea

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