ID please (we called it punk fish)

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Barnsieboy
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ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by Barnsieboy » Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:07 pm

Hey everyone looking for an ID on this cool looking fish. Caught in westernport @ about 20m deep.
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Re: ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by Anman » Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:19 pm

its a Blackspotted Gurnard dont touch its spikes

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Re: ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by Lightningx » Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:37 pm

Yep gurnard. Watch out for those spikes mate!

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Re: ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by crumpet_avenger » Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:27 pm

Yeh its a gurnad mate. If you get spiked an intense heat sensation hits you. Beautiful to eat.

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Re: ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by Barnsieboy » Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:47 pm

It got released and yup those spikes look nasty

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Post by Lbsnapperhunter » Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:55 pm

Ruddy gurnard



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Re: ID please (we called it punk fish)

Post by re-tyred » Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:15 pm

There's nothing . . . absolutely nothing . . . half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats.
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