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Topics for 2015
Topic # Discussion Topic Views Replies No. of pictures Last Reply
Posted on: 02/03/2015 01:24:29

What does vulnerability mean? It is the level of vulnerability to be extinct? what is it based on? Thanks!
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Posted on: 26/02/2015 09:56:21

Hi Guys An ideas on this one, it was taken in Lembeh, Indonesia, when disturbed would dive into the sand, we did think juvenile Xyrichtys sp. but really have no idea if this is right or if something else. Thank You
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Another id
Posted on: 25/02/2015 01:48:46

Hi Guys Can anyone identify this little fish about 3cm, taken in Sulawesi, in a small group hovering above the substrate
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Posted on: 25/02/2015 01:16:38

Hi Guys Anyone know what this is, we have no idea! Thank You
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Seahorse id
Posted on: 25/02/2015 10:01:10

Hi Guys Can anyone identify this Seahorse taken at Lembeh, Indonesia! Thank you
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fish diversity and speciation
Posted on: 24/02/2015 10:37:17

I am studying the basics of Marine biology and have to ; 1) explain why there are so many species of fish 2) outline the potential explanations as to why fish show such high levels of diversification 3 ) evaluate the supporting evidence Can anyone help me with this or send mea link to a site where I can find this kind of information.? So far I have evolution and environmental reasons but nothing in enough detail to really expalin!! Thanks in anticipation
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what is this fish?
Posted on: 24/02/2015 09:18:21

Somebody Know this fish? we catch him in the Namibian fishingrounds
16 1 1 Opah
26/02/2015 19:53:36
By : Pete Liptrot
Fish id
Posted on: 24/02/2015 02:59:18

Hi Guys This was taken in Cyprus, is Pegellus bogaraveo without the spot or something else. I wasn't sure about the pattern on the fish though. Thank you
17 2 1 Thank you I th...
27/02/2015 11:24:57
By : Lorraine Brennan
Sea Gull
Posted on: 24/02/2015 11:05:39

While in Tanzania, menus included "sea gull" which when we questioned, it was confirmed this was a fish. Could this be the local English name for a fish?
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Posted on: 23/02/2015 02:22:10

Hi Guys Can anyone identify this one, could be from the UK or might be an aquarium fish. Thank you
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Wirz See - Estonia
Posted on: 19/02/2015 03:31:44

Predator Fish in the Wirz See - Estonia Hey Folks! Can Someone please inform me what species live in Wirz See? We will take a fishing trip there 2015 end of the summer, and it would be good to know for what we have to perepare. In the first row we are interrested in predators and lurefishing, but any usefull inforation would be great! Thanks for Your Help! Best Regards, Andras
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Fish id
Posted on: 18/02/2015 09:05:27

Hi Guys Is this a dottyback and if so any idea which one as I have run out of ideas! Thank You
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Which fish
Posted on: 18/02/2015 08:58:30

Hi Guys Are these fish taken in Egypt Apogon erythrosoma or Parapriacanthus ransonneti or something else!
27 0 1 No reply
Fish Identification
Posted on: 18/02/2015 07:04:41

My step father is an avid fisherman. He was fishing in the North Saskatchewan river through Edmonton, Alberta and he ended up catching this fish. I've looked up a whole bunch and I can't figure out what kind of fish this is. Can anyone help me find out?
34 2 1 It's a Cat...
19/02/2015 20:20:03
By : Pete Liptrot
Identification of Pempheridae fish
Posted on: 17/02/2015 01:44:15

Pempheridae observed in Oman in the Musandam Peninsula (ras Samut) (2014 november) 2 species were observed without resemblance to known species * One, unlike P. schwenkii shows a black band on the fork of the tail fin and light black spot at the base of the pectoral fin * The other is striped and shows slightly black spot on the tips of the caudal fin
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Posted on: 11/02/2015 04:50:27

This fishes were found in the Philippines. Please help me identify their FULL scientific name. I know the these are surgeon fish and a bat fish but I need their whole name. Thank you.
42 1 2 To identify th...
17/02/2015 23:38:39
By : Pete Liptrot
Fish Identification control
Posted on: 11/02/2015 12:51:59

Hello , I am new on this forum please forgive me if my questions are basic. The annexed picture was taken in St Georges GRENADA, beginning of January this year . It seems to me that this Blue Egret has caught a Malacoctenus macropus , What is your advise ? Thanking you in advance for your answers Kind regards Jean-Claude
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Fish Identification
Posted on: 07/02/2015 04:10:10

What kind of fish is this? it was captured in the coast of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, at 10 meters deep.
45 1 1 Chaetodipterus...
13/02/2015 01:26:34
By : Pete Liptrot
Fish Identification
Posted on: 07/02/2015 04:02:19

Please help me!!! what kind of fish is this? It was captured in the coast of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico at 10 meters deep.
40 1 0 This is the fi...
07/02/2015 16:05:34
By : Jessica Villarreal
European fishes
Posted on: 05/02/2015 10:41:49

Hey folks, where can I find the exact number of all european fishes? I found the ´Fishbase for Europe´ but there I have to choose directly a fish species or country, but I need the number of all Fishes in Europe and then all Freshwaterfishes in Europe. Best regards Ekaterina Pikalov
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food types
Posted on: 04/02/2015 04:16:23

the different food items (Food I; incl. ‘others’) found in Brycinus macrolepidotus?
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what is this fish ? validation please
Posted on: 31/01/2015 01:40:09

this Dasyatidae was observed once during scubadiving in Mudandam peninsula in Oman
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what is this fish ? validation please
Posted on: 31/01/2015 01:35:41

look at the page Urogymnus asperrimus in Fishbase the last picture...
39 0 2 No reply
Looking to identify this eel/fish
Posted on: 24/01/2015 05:29:12

A friend of mine, while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, saw this fish wash ashore. She assumed it had been injured by a boat. She also claimed to see more of these type fish in the surf. Any assistance in identifying this fish will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Is this a fish larva?
Posted on: 23/01/2015 01:19:56

If yes - what species? Texas, coast of Gulf of Mexico. June Thanks in advance,, Mark
53 0 1 No reply
which fish? (Hook Island)
Posted on: 15/01/2015 03:50:41

Can anyone help me identify this fish? It was very curious, approaching us just off Hook Island (Whitsundays). About 50cm. I tried to use the key from the Australian Museum, but didn't get anywhere. Thanks :-)
57 2 1 Adult longfin...
15/01/2015 08:54:47
By : Rudy Reyes
Fish identification
Posted on: 14/01/2015 08:13:22

Please help me identify these fish species
74 1 5 Oreochromis sp...
16/01/2015 02:14:52
By : Pete Liptrot
Lutjanus synagris? from Gulf of Mexico
Posted on: 14/01/2015 05:50:31

On the detailed list of fish for the RĂ­a Lagartos Biosphere Reserve on the Yucatan Peninsula's northern coast, the attached fish photo best fits Lutjanus synagris. However, the yellow lines are too many, too irregular, and maybe the anal fin has too many rays. It was caught in an estuary, brackish water from mangroves, about 6 inches long (15cm)
61 2 1 Rudy, thanks....
16/01/2015 02:20:07
By : Jim Conrad
Type of snakehead?
Posted on: 12/01/2015 10:11:50

Anyone wanna help me find out what type of snakehead this is?
60 1 1 This is Channa...
12/01/2015 14:00:26
By : Rudy Reyes
Posted on: 08/01/2015 05:19:35

Could you please help me to identify the spec in my picture. It was in Maldives.
85 1 1 These are youn...
08/01/2015 12:56:29
By : Rudy Reyes

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