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Jeff the wave walker
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:12 pm

Unidentified fishy object.
Can anyone tell me what this little puppy is?
He came on board at Cable Bay today. He was accompanied by 4 terikihi 2 kahawai 1 blue cod and 1 gurnard. Flat calm no wind 19deg. A cracker day.
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Hairy Little Dwarf
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:23 pm

I'll stick a label of juvenile Gurnard on that wee fella....
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WaikatoYakka
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:24 pm

I was just gonna say He'll be along soon ^^^^^^^
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WEE WILLY
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:36 pm

:^) Tripplefin?? :^)
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Hairy Little Dwarf
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:44 pm

WET WILLY wrote::^) Tripplefin?? :^)
Could be right with that one... head does look a bit narrow for the length to be a carrotling
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.................... "Flying Mango"....................
Phoenix Hornet - Specialty Assault Craft

Dad! Dad! Look at his fish! It's way bigger than anything you've EVER caught! - Nosey 7-8yo boy on opening my icebox to father strapping down his $XXX Stabicraft 759(?) - Gold. Pure Gold.

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Kerry
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Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:38 pm

Some type of stargazer?
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Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:26 am

Family-Acanthoclinidae- rockfishes :wasntme:

Easier to ID if you get it to raise it's dorsal fins ;)

Great scenery pictures -Thanks

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Little Rob Nelson
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Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:46 am

nice one jeff, im real glad to be stuck at work all week, only to find its gonna rain all weekend!! |(

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Epicskwid
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Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:00 pm

found this thread while reading through some of the reports i know its a bit late but that fish is an opal fish
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Catch 290 [Retired]

Kayak PB's
2.2kg Blue Cod- Golden Bay
1.2kg Gurnard - Okiwi Bay
1.7kg Snapper - Clifton
1.3kg John Dory - New Plymouth Port
3.2kg Kahawai - Hawkes Bay Port
2.1kg Trevally - Taylors Bay Mahia
35cm Tarakihi - Whangawehi Mahia

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