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Fish ID

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:10 pm
by slug
Nailed this unlucky little bugger on a shallow harbour rock bar earlier in the week.

Some manner of Frogfish or Scorpion Fish ??

Re: Fish ID

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:41 pm
by Matt Flynn
Scorpaenopsis diabolus - false stonefish

Not completely "false", as they can sting.

Re: Fish ID

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:23 pm
by slug
Cheers Matt
Matt Flynn wrote:...... as they can sting.
Yeah - I certainly wasn't getting my paws anywhere near it !!!