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Topics for 2019
Topic # Discussion Topic Views Replies No. of pictures Last Reply
ID help
Posted on: 22/02/2019 08:06:36

I have been asked to identify this fish again I have no idea except possibly a Butterfly Koi but really it is a shot in the dark! Can anyone help?
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ID Help
Posted on: 22/02/2019 08:03:45

Have been asked for help with ID for this picture, I have no idea can anyone help? The picture was taken at Lumbalumba Indonesia
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Help with ID
Posted on: 22/02/2019 07:58:31

This picture was taken at Raja Ampat, Indonesia
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Fish Id
Posted on: 21/02/2019 08:43:51

Would much appreciate help to identify this fish! The picture was taken in Lumbalumba, Indonesia
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ID help
Posted on: 20/02/2019 04:00:06

Can anyone ID this fish taken in the USA
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Id help
Posted on: 20/02/2019 03:55:34

Could anyone help with Id the picture was taken at Raja Ampat, Indonesia
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Help with ID
Posted on: 20/02/2019 03:51:21

This picture was taken at Raja Ampat, Indonesia Could it be Paracaesio kusakarii? If not any help would be much appreciated.
9 1 2 trying another...
20/02/2019 15:52:44
By : lorraine brennan
Id help
Posted on: 20/02/2019 09:32:02

Can anyone id this fish please
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ID help
Posted on: 20/02/2019 09:29:36

Can anyone id this fish please
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ID help
Posted on: 20/02/2019 09:27:46

Can anyone identify this freshwater fish please
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Fish ID - Threespot angelfish - Apolemichthys trimaculatus ???
Posted on: 13/02/2019 07:01:28

Hi. This fish was seen on a dive at Siaes tunnel, Palau (06-11-2019). It looks like the three spot angelfish, but it lacks the whitish colored anal fin. This fish had a bright yellow anal fin. The black edge of the fin is present. Is this a known color variation, or is it a similar looking (sub)species ? I will send the link to the youtube-video by email. Any suggestions ? Thank you !
31 1 0 When viewed on...
13/02/2019 07:20:05
By : Duurt Zuidema
Need ID for a brackish water Goby in Southern Vietnam mangrove
Posted on: 11/02/2019 11:52:33

I have caught a small goby in a brackish water body in Southern Vietnam (Near Vung Tau area). The area is swarm-like with mangrove trees. Attached is the picture. Could you please help me with the ID? My first guess would be Acentrogobius cyanomos due to the black color with light dots on its body.
41 2 2 Hi Lorraine Br...
20/02/2019 16:35:13
By : Quang
help with id
Posted on: 07/02/2019 09:02:36

Can anyone identify this fish please
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Id help
Posted on: 07/02/2019 09:01:26

Hi can anyone identify this fish
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Data over time
Posted on: 03/02/2019 03:10:37

I am an artist (OK, mostly a math teacher) working to portray environmental data visually. I am currently working on a project involving ocean health. I am trying to figure out how to download annual data from FishBase. It could be population of a particular species, annual catch data, or really anything that has one data point per year and at least 50 years of data. Any suggestions?
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A Cuban fish I can’t identify
Posted on: 02/02/2019 01:29:04

I caught a saltwater fish in cuba (Carribean side) near Trinidad. Can anyone identify it?
50 1 1 Your fish is a...
06/02/2019 08:52:08
By : Lorraine Brennan
IdD help
Posted on: 26/01/2019 05:59:09
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Problem with site
Posted on: 26/01/2019 12:13:51

Hi There seems to be a problem with your site as the picture are not loading! Can anyone help Thank You
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ID for catfish
Posted on: 25/01/2019 01:53:08

Could anyone ID this catfish for me please
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ID for this catfish
Posted on: 25/01/2019 01:51:14

Could anyone ID this catfish for me please
59 0 1 No reply
ID please
Posted on: 24/01/2019 11:46:34

Can anyone identify this Chiclid please
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Name this fish
Posted on: 20/01/2019 02:01:16

Hi can anyone name this cichlid please
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What are your fishing goals for 2019?
Posted on: 05/01/2019 12:09:15

Personally, I aim to expand my fishing locations, any good spots you guys recommend in the Missouri area?
126 4 0 Thanks for the...
12/01/2019 00:47:41
By : Glenn Webster

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