Fish ID Please

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by seank, 15 Sep 2010.

  1. seank

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    I need an Id of these 2 fish please:


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  3. Manic

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    That second one looks evil.
     
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    Haven't got a clue, but I'm going to take a flyer at the first one being a type of squirrelfish. :p
     
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    And this one too please:

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    Nope Dean, this is no trick questions. But.... Squirrellfish have big eyes- nocturnal fish.

    Would love to know more about these fish
     
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    The first one looks like some type of Hog fish
     
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    first one
    Spotfin Hogfish (Bodianus pulchellus) ;)
     
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    First one is this:

    Cuban Hogfish
    (Bodianus pulchellus)
     
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    Blue Tang, Acanthurus coeruleus
     
  11. seank

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    Wow, thank you dudes
    Any info on these guys. Love the Blue Tang
     
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    Exactly what I first thought!!!
     
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    I take it you sitting going through your wish list...........if you want a hand give me a shout..........angels and wrasse here we come......:thumbup:
     
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    I like this one
    This is also a hogfish, but I do not find any more info on it, like grown up size, reef safe etc.
     
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    Magman, you know how I feel about Wrasse. They only good when they out at sea- where Sharks etc can catch them :p

    Yeah Riaan, I like the fish too, would love to have one if they reef safe
     
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    so angels are not off the list then:thumbup:

    Hogfish are part of the wrasse family...........:whistling:
     
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    never
     
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    I think fagman, is almost correct there. They are very closely related to the wrasse family.
     
  19. AfricaOffroad

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    Right click the pics and the "Properties" tag gives you the file names.
    The scientific names are in the jpg file name. You knew that though, didnt you?
     
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    what do u have against wrasse sean?
     
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    can I answer for him, he put one little formosa in his tank, and when it grew up and was hunting pods under the corals, and knocking them over by mistake, he blames all wrasse.

    I think Sean just wants to go for the maximum ammount of goggas in his tank,
     
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