EXTINCT FISH SIGHTING BACK FROM THE DEAD

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Re: EXTINCT FISH SIGHTING BACK FROM THE DEAD

Post by hornet » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:07 pm

"The fish were safely returned after photos and a small sample from a fin were taken"

Not for long, some hungry trout ,red fin or Cormorant will come along and scoff down the last of the species.

Before they were disturbed they probably had a great hiding spot avoiding the predators.

Now they are dumped in the open.

Well they won't need to amend the original history books as to when they were extinct.



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Post by Kenle » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:28 pm

They look like them fighting fish you get from aquariums, I can see why they became extinct. Everyone prob poached them for thier tank, hope they survive.

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Post by MickCov » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm

They are nothing like those fighting fish you get from aquariums...They also aren’t a good aquarium fish either as they savage all other fish in the tank.
Very pretty fish to look at though.

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Post by Bugatti » Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:47 pm

MickCov wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm
They are nothing like those fighting fish you get from aquariums...They also aren’t a good aquarium fish either as they savage all other fish in the tank.
Very pretty fish to look at though.
Nice to see the fish make a come back if they are, but how did a savage fish, ferocious predator become extinct or near extinct. There must of been bigger predators or are there other factors ????

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Post by 4liters » Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:37 am

Bugatti wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:47 pm
MickCov wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm
They are nothing like those fighting fish you get from aquariums...They also aren’t a good aquarium fish either as they savage all other fish in the tank.
Very pretty fish to look at though.
Nice to see the fish make a come back if they are, but how did a savage fish, ferocious predator become extinct or near extinct. There must of been bigger predators or are there other factors ????

Regards, Bugs
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Post by wem21 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:24 am

Bugatti wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:47 pm
MickCov wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm
They are nothing like those fighting fish you get from aquariums...They also aren’t a good aquarium fish either as they savage all other fish in the tank.
Very pretty fish to look at though.
Nice to see the fish make a come back if they are, but how did a savage fish, ferocious predator become extinct or near extinct. There must of been bigger predators or are there other factors ????

Regards, Bugs
They aren't really ferocious predators, they're just really aggressive. Like put them against a fish 3x their size and they'll still go after it



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Re: EXTINCT FISH SIGHTING BACK FROM THE DEAD

Post by MickCov » Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:14 am

wem21 wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:24 am
Bugatti wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:47 pm
MickCov wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm
They are nothing like those fighting fish you get from aquariums...They also aren’t a good aquarium fish either as they savage all other fish in the tank.
Very pretty fish to look at though.
Nice to see the fish make a come back if they are, but how did a savage fish, ferocious predator become extinct or near extinct. There must of been bigger predators or are there other factors ????

Regards, Bugs
They aren't really ferocious predators, they're just really aggressive. Like put them against a fish 3x their size and they'll still go after it
My observations based upon tank environment,so it could be a different situation in their natural environment.Good to see they are still here though :tu:

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