Fish ID

greenie-slayergreenie-slayer Posts: 733 Officer
Caught this thing off a seawall. First time in awhile I didn't know what I caught.

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  • ldavid516ldavid516 Posts: 292 Deckhand
    looks a bit like sea robin or blenny ???
  • LurchyLurchy Posts: 371 Deckhand
    Did it have small hairlike things on the top of its head?  If so, I think it is a Hairy Blenny - Labrisomus nuchipinnis
  • greenie-slayergreenie-slayer Posts: 733 Officer
    Lurchy said:
    Did it have small hairlike things on the top of its head?  If so, I think it is a Hairy Blenny - Labrisomus nuchipinnis
    Looks about right from what i see on google. Not sure if it had the hairlike things. 
  • SloughSlough S.w. Ga./ St. JamesPosts: 4,501 Captain
    What did it taste like?
    I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you
  • greenie-slayergreenie-slayer Posts: 733 Officer
    Slough said:
    What did it taste like?
    Rule #1 for life: Don't put strange things in your mouth
  • deputyjrp55deputyjrp55 Posts: 31 Greenhorn
    What about this? 
  • Soda PopinskiSoda Popinski GrovelandPosts: 8,794 Admiral
    Lizardfish aka grouper bait
    People use statistics the way a drunk uses a street light, for support rather than illumination.
  • JIMinPBJIMinPB Posts: 1,875 Captain
    First one, I would have guessed a juvenile wrasse of some sort, but I have low certainty in that opinion.

    The second one is an inshore lizard fish.  When you catch those, it usually means that you have drifted too far away from the reef to still keep getting snapper. 
  • theUtheU The Orlando SewerPosts: 36 Greenhorn
    The first is an Orlando **** fish!
  • swampdog0swampdog0 Posts: 10 Greenhorn
    florida jawfish 1st fish , second lizard fish
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