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Old 08-04-2011, 02:20 PM   #1
 
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Caught in a florida beach, 3-5 feet deep
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:28 PM   #2
 
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I am pretty sure it's a wrasse not sure of the full name
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:29 PM   #3
 
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very cool did u keep it?
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:35 PM   #4
 
Looks like some sort of Hawk Fish, the way its kinda sittin on its front fins. Can't tell which though.
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:06 AM   #5
 
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very cool did u keep it?
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Old 08-05-2011, 05:06 AM   #6
 
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beautiful and really special
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Old 08-05-2011, 01:50 PM   #7
 
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it perches like a hawkfish or goby but appearance says a type of leopard wrasse. i hope you checked local laws prior to collecting and used a QT for it. it is a nice looking specimen.
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Old 08-05-2011, 02:02 PM   #8
 
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Yeah the FBI might be knocking down your door!!!


Very cool fish. Hoping someone knows exactly what it is.
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Old 08-06-2011, 12:34 AM   #9
 
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it could be very well a juvenile specimen.some juvenile are of a different color then the adults
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