Puffer?

Puffer?

found this at hillaries a few days ago...... wondering either a boxfish or sum sorta puffer?

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bludgin' since 94'


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cowfish

Sun, 2008-10-12 13:07

its a female Shaw's Cowfish (according to sea fishes of southern australia)

theres always heaps of them swimming around at the base of the rocks at hillaries 

 

Cheers, Paul

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thanks for that. iv caught

Sun, 2008-10-12 14:37

thanks for that. iv caught some smaller black ones on the south side.
http://www.ifg.bioteck.org/Fish%20species/Shaws%20Cowfish.htm

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bludgin' since 94'

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are they poisonous?

Sun, 2008-10-12 15:39

NO PAIN NO GAIN!!!

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u would think it would be

Sun, 2008-10-12 16:03

u would think it would be but ill check

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bludgin' since 94'

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yeh they're

Sun, 2008-10-12 17:56

yeh they're poisonous

 

Cheers, Paul

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not good!!

Fri, 2011-07-15 11:34

i've caught a few of them , incredibly hard body, it's like a brick , you would think whoever caught it would have put it back unharmed.  cheers

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Finally something you wouldnt

Fri, 2011-07-15 13:50

Finally something you wouldnt eat Liam =P