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Old 08-06-2012, 06:15 PM   #1
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A buddy of mine caught this with a cast net in St Joe bay wondering what kind of fish it was.....I have no clue. Here is a pic of the top and bottom of the fish. Top side was like a hard as a rock, bottom side was soft.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:25 PM   #2
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Batfish http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batfish
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:26 PM   #3
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That thing looks like the missing link...
What did he do with it?
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:27 PM   #4
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...that's a fish?
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:32 PM   #5
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I have to agree with a species of bat fish or maybe ratfish
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:39 PM   #6
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Ugly lookin thing
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:42 PM   #7
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Am i the only one that thinks it looks like a turtle haha
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:44 PM   #8
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Looks like a batfish but thought there were a very deep water fish?
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:47 PM   #9
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Ive been in all my books, i cant find anything closer that bat or rat fish but niether is a great match
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This looks alot like it

http://i47.tinypic.com/2ynh1kh.jpg
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