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Fish ID

Postby DL777 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:05 pm

Hi, I caught a fish in Port Fairy over weekend but not sure what kind of fish that is? Can anyone please tell me? Thanks
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Re: Fish ID

Postby cantcatchem » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:07 pm

Could be a zebra fish or luderick

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Re: Fish ID

Postby crumpet_avenger » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:08 pm

The bottom one looks like a luderick to me. Very nice eating
The top one is a wrasse. Soft and tasteless but apparently nice if steamed in an asian sauce

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Re: Fish ID

Postby DL777 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:14 pm

Thanks very much Guys!

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Re: Fish ID

Postby canned_tuna » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:28 pm

Zebra fish have 9 stripes , luderick have 12-13.
Now you know what you have caught :-D

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Re: Fish ID

Postby Fish-cador » Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:49 pm

The one with stripes was Freddie Kruger's last victim. Looks like it healed well until you killed it. Lol



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Re: Fish ID

Postby dazz999 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:34 pm

Zebra fish nice one

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Re: Fish ID

Postby smile0784 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:03 pm

Looks like a.ludrick we catch at bermagui

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Re: Fish ID

Postby ecoronad » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:12 pm

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, if you do not know what type of fish you have caught, take a photo and release it back into the water. Then post the photo for your enquiries. Ignorance is NOT a valid excuse.

Do not kill and keep something that you cannot identify. Quite simply, you could be breaking the law or worse still, if it's poisonous, you could put yourself and others in serious jeopardy. (puffer fish - toxic, gurnard perch - spikes, blue groper - protected species, grey nurse shark - protected species silver perch - protected species in rivers of victoria).

Just my 2cents worth for today.

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Re: Fish ID

Postby smile0784 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:14 pm

Good advice



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