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BoldWater 03-17-2008 04:52 PM

Fish Id 1
 
This one is driving us crazy.

Found: Banana River, Florida

Habitat: Stuck to small decaying branch

It's fins make a section cup on the bottom of his chest.

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Keep Rollin' 05-20-2008 03:19 PM

I caught something that looked like that a many years back in the ICW in Boca Raton. It weighed about three pounds and looked like a giant tadpole. No photo of it, night fishing and pre digital camera for me. Id like to know what that is as well.

TroutTouter 05-20-2008 04:26 PM

Hey D, I submitted the question to Mote Marine Labratory in Sarasota. Hope to hear back soon.

BoldWater 05-21-2008 03:23 AM

thanks.

Barhopr 05-21-2008 05:31 AM

from a Marine Biologist friend of mine.....
Gobiesox strumosus (Skilletfish, Skilletfish)

TroutTouter 05-22-2008 02:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Barhopr (Post 8060)
from a Marine Biologist friend of mine.....
Gobiesox strumosus (Skilletfish, Skilletfish)

Looks like we have a winner Mills.

BoldWater 05-22-2008 04:37 AM

thanks guys.

Fiddla Crab 06-23-2008 02:19 PM

Looks like a little dog (aka toad) fish.

BoldWater 06-24-2008 04:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Barhopr (Post 8060)
from a Marine Biologist friend of mine.....
Gobiesox strumosus (Skilletfish, Skilletfish)


although it looks like a mother in law (toadfish, oyster cracker), skilletfish is confirmed. thanks guys.

grouperboy 09-10-2008 07:47 PM

mouttled snail fish


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