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Old 05-09-2015, 11:05 PM   #1
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We caught this today but I don't have a clue what it is...Can someone help?
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Old 05-09-2015, 11:08 PM   #2
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Some sort of puffer?
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Old 05-09-2015, 11:08 PM   #3
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Puffer fish, smooth head puffer maybe?
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Thanks! Ive never seen one like that before.
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Smooth puffer aka rabbit fish
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Old 05-10-2015, 03:36 AM   #6
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Don't catch too many or the NMFS will have to pass a rule regulating them...
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Old 05-10-2015, 08:16 AM   #7
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Yepper, rabbit fish
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:58 AM   #8
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Thanks for the replies! I had never seen that variety of a puffer fish before.
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Old 05-11-2015, 08:20 AM   #9
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Old 05-11-2015, 09:43 AM   #10
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There certainally are lots of strange looking fish in the ocean, I may have to try to get out there more. I have been limiting myself to river and brackish lately.
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