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Topics for 2018
Topic # Discussion Topic Views Replies No. of pictures Last Reply
need help with identification
Posted on: 22/05/2018 03:04:37

small (4cm) salt water, atlantic, new england, shallow water, large eye, brownish color, 3 vertical, black stripes along body, 2 red pelvic fins, white underbelly, non bottom feeder, fanlike tail, possible spine near dorsal. please please please help with identification! email @[email protected]
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unknown fish
Posted on: 23/04/2018 01:15:31

I took the photos myself in the Red Sea/Egypt. The fishes were both times moving around pretty fast. It has not got a parrot fish like mouth but rather that of a Hemigymnus. At first attempt the photo have not been uploaded
80 1 5 http://www.fis...
30/04/2018 11:25:15
By : FishBase
unknown fish
Posted on: 22/04/2018 07:08:44

I took the photos myself. The fishes were both times moving around pretty fast. It has not got a parrot fish like mouth buth rather that of a Hemigymnus.
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Posted on: 14/04/2018 02:20:29

Can anyone help me to ID this fish? Someone told me it's grass carp but the dorsal fin is extended and longer than grass carp. If it's not, then what it is? Help me, please!
62 1 1 Possibly a mri...
17/05/2018 22:01:19
By : Pete Liptrot
Spotted puffer fish care
Posted on: 09/04/2018 03:52:44

Needless to say I was making breakfast this morning which consisted of eggs and I usually keep the shells to make plant food for my plants. And sometimes I use them as straight compost. I had just fed my little puffer Freddy, as I call him, before I started making breakfast and i know he needs hard foods on occasion for his teeth. So long story short can you feed puffer fish egg shells? Like if I wash it can I just put a big ol piece in there and let him gnaw on it haha or is that just like the silliest, half asleep, just woke up question i could think of. I mean I don't feel like it would be bad but I don't know if eggshells contain anything that could be harmfull to my little chunky man.
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Identification please
Posted on: 03/04/2018 10:15:16

This animal came from Papua new Guinea. It's about 12cm long. Can someone help me to indentified it? Thanks Dominique Belgium
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ID Eastern Pacific Puffer
Posted on: 29/03/2018 10:56:53

Is this a different coloration/phase of the Bullseye Puffer (Sphoeroides annulatus), or is this a different kind of Puffer? This was seen off the Pacific NW coast of Costa Rica, in the Eastern Pacific. Thanks for your help!
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29/03/2018 22:58:50
By : Andy Blackledge
Who am I?
Posted on: 20/03/2018 12:13:04

Sadly I dont know where the picture was taken :(
76 1 2 Sorry, the Upl...
20/03/2018 00:40:40
By : Bobb
identify species
Posted on: 04/03/2018 11:45:51

can anyone letme know the scientific name
144 2 3 Taenioides sp
26/03/2018 19:51:59
By : Pete Liptrot
Unknows fish
Posted on: 17/02/2018 03:51:38

can any one ID this fish I got it at walmart it was with some tetra
164 2 1 cant be this f...
20/02/2018 23:50:51
By : David
Unknown Fish
Posted on: 04/02/2018 05:24:33

I found these fish in the store, but I can not identify.
129 1 2 The first fish...
07/02/2018 10:10:08
By : Lorraine Brennan
cheilinus undulatus
Posted on: 03/02/2018 12:51:57

Can you find details of the abundance of this species in the ocean ranges that it is found?
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Unknown Fish
Posted on: 23/01/2018 09:21:03

Want to know what type of fish in this photo.
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07/02/2018 10:11:05
By : Lorraine Brennan
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Scientific name
Posted on: 22/01/2018 04:20:54

Hi all.. Please have a look at this still from the wonderful video from Rio Negro. Can anyone tell me he scientific name of this fish please? I've not been able to find it anywhere... Thank you all in advance!
138 1 1 Cannot see the...
07/02/2018 10:12:25
By : Lorraine Brennan
butterfly fish (Chaetodon) northern Buton Island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia
Posted on: 10/01/2018 12:45:05

Can anyone confirm the identity of this butterfly fish (see attached image)? It closely resembles the Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis) but the tail has a white band that I've not observed in any other online pictures of this species. I took this picture at the Ereke fish market in northern Buton Island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. I didn't have a ruler with me at the time, but this specimen was about 7 cm long. I would like to confirm the fish's identity as part of my work on a local language dictionary. Thanks much. I hope you can get the forum back to where it is working for the scholarly community.
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Fish ID Curaçao
Posted on: 02/01/2018 02:44:22

Near the Mangroves at Curaçao. Any ID help would be appreciated.
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