Discussion in 'ID This!' started by patrick824, Mar 30, 2016.
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Hey Guys! Any ideas?
probably way off course with this but.... some kind of grouper?
It's definitely a fish. Does that help?
ohhhhhh snapadealyO are you suggesting im right corailline (or at least in part)? i guessed grouper because of the shape of their mouth......or are you saying im delusional and providing a link to look at what groupers look like?.....
Greetings fellow fish heads.
Sorry if this has already been resolved.
These are cold water fish.
The first is a rockfish of some type (scorpaenidae). (If this is a tropical fish it is one deep water, extremely expensive fish).
Second how about a sculpin (cottidae)?
Classic coldwater fish we see are juvenile garibaldi and the catalina goby.
In car so no books will look when home for actual ids.
If wrong, this will not be the first or last time....
Ooops. Took a closer look. Second fish looks like a pale stressed out giant hawkfish.
Hmm. Should have asked where pictures were taken.
Sitting in car waiting for friend so thought I'd add that the green anemones in the background are consistent with coldwater rockfish.
Looks like a canary rockfish (Sebastes pinniger) or similar. Anyway this is a small one. These fish get big.
Anemones look like Anthopleura grammica.
Yes, you are correct. The first image is a Canary Rockfish, and the second, a Gaint Hawkfish.
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