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Offline David Taylor

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help ID please
« on: March 08, 2015, 10:14:04 PM »
Hi all
My friend caught this thing in a cast net at struis. I recognise it but havent got my fish book at uni with me so cant identify it right now. Any of you have any ideas?

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Re: help ID please
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2015, 01:03:15 AM »
Juvenile filefish... probably the honeycomb filefish (Cantherhines pardalis)...
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2015, 07:49:34 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2015, 08:10:31 AM »
Looks like a trigger of sorts??
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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2015, 09:49:01 AM »
It's a Filefish, just like John F (Marine Biologist) said...  :hnthnt:

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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2015, 12:13:07 PM »
It's a Filefish, just like John F (Marine Biologist) said...  :hnthnt:

 :hyst: Trigger fish was not a bad guess though as it does look a little like one.

 

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