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What type of fish is this?
Old 06-22-2011, 10:56 PM   #1
 
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What type of fish is this?

I found it in St. Augustine Floriida

P.S. I saved it's life! Yes I'm a hero. Lol. ;)
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:11 PM   #2
 
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Looks like a Sargassum fish. Camouflaged to blend in with seaweed and is an ambush predator.

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Old 06-22-2011, 11:20 PM   #3
 
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do you think it could be a mix between a sargassum fish and puffer fish? Is that even possible?
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:52 PM   #4
 
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Your image was a little blurry, so my ID may be off. But no, those species can't interbreed.
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:01 PM   #5
 
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Thank you! I just wasn't sure 'cause I gogled images of a sorgassum fish and they look a little different.
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:01 PM   #6
 
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Looks like a type of Scorpion fish...
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:19 PM   #7
 
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hmmm. Scorpion fish? That's interesting. could be. Thanks!
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:59 PM   #8
 
Looks like a Frogfish to me.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:01 PM   #9
 
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Yes your right after looking at the first pic again the roundness of the belly looks more like a Frogfish
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Old 06-28-2011, 11:29 PM   #10
 
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Well after looking up Sargassum fish, frog fish, and scorpion fish. It looks just like a sargassum fish except for it's belly. It's belly reminds me of a puffer fish :( who knows. lol.
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