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Topic: Attention Fishnerds! Can you ID?  (Read 849 times)

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Caught yesterday in Carmel, near the submarine canyon.


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looks like a juvenile one of these:
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Loks like a freckled to me, according to DFW photo. They state max length of 9".
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I was going with Freckled too


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Loks like a freckled to me, according to DFW photo. They state max length of 9".

Yep!!!

Can even see the "toothed knobs on the premaxillaries"!!

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You could have caught a record fish right there!  How'd it taste?  :smt005


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Freckled??? Shit, I could've sworn it was a juvenile bald eagle :smt002


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WAY north of it's regular range...mighty interesting


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Yeah when I looked at the Rockfish ID chart, it looked most like a freckled rf. But I'm still not 100% certain. Waiting for confirmation from my biologist buddies. The horns around its eyes and long dorsal spines tripped me out. Little effer spiked me with its face horns!
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WAY north of it's regular range...mighty interesting
Lots of interesting and unusual fish being pushed north due to warm water.
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It's likely a Freckled Rockfish or a Rosethorn Rockfish. I'm trying to determine if Rosethorns also have "toothed knobs on the premaxillaries" like frekled rf.
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i'm going with rosy rockfish  :smt044


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I'm going with "a fish"  :smt044


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Here's a cool link: http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/groundfish/RockfishGuide/Rockfish_Pages/Freckled_rockfish.htm
I like how they list similar species below. This helped me eliminate greenspotted or green blotched RF (which is what the pros suggested) because they apparently don't have the notched upper jaw or knobs.
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Its totally a freckled bro...like text book freck

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