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Old 05-12-2012, 05:40 PM   #1
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There was some debate about the species of this fish at the dock. Anyone out there know for sure? Thanks!

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Old 05-12-2012, 05:44 PM   #2
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Strawberry grouper or speckled hind of some sort....?
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:52 PM   #3
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If you know some common names that this fish may be then goto http://www.fishbase.us and enter it and see what comes up.
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Strawberry grouper is what I heard them called. Normally southFlorida.
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:10 PM   #5
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Does kinda look like a grasby... heck.. not sure...

http://www.bootkeyharbor.com/images/Fish%20G50.jpg

http://www.topsailangler.com/wiki/Speckled-Hind/
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:12 PM   #6
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Speckled Hind. I think limit is 1
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I initially thought it was a speckled hind, but they have white spots rather than red spots.
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Rock hind or strawberry grouper
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Graysby. The rock hind has larger red spots along with dark "saddles" along the back.
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more pics, what is touching the belly or chest of that fish in question.
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