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Topic: sculpin?  (Read 1347 times)

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fishemotion

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netted this at fort baker


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wow that was a fast i.d.  :smt001


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Ah yea, that's an awesome fish.  I love the photophores that line the body.  Nice photos and nice catch!
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If that were to be a sculpin, you should not be holding it anywhere near the dorsal fins.


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If that were to be a sculpin, you should not be holding it anywhere near the dorsal fins.

...yeah the concern is venomous spines or something right?  When i first saw it, bullhead(staghorn sculpin?) looking came to mind.  Whatever the case, it was sorta gnarly looking and i was hesitant to even touch it.


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Those things glow in the dark, really good sevengill shark bait...
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Cool fish. Thanks for the post.

Went fishing out of Newport Beach last year and caught some sculpins. Only the deckhands were able to handle those per boat rules.


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Cool fish. Thanks for the post.

Went fishing out of Newport Beach last year and caught some sculpins. Only the deckhands were able to handle those per boat rules.

Those weren’t sculpins. They were sculpins. Sculpins aren’t sculpins.

And I’m not making that up. What are called “sculpin” in SoCal are California scorpionfish, which are not sculpins at all.
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Those fish are terrifying.

I had one attack me once.

10 feet long and mouth full of razor sharp teeth.

Man eating zombie fish!!!

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I had one attack me once.





Looks like it was pretty chill till you started stabbing at it with the tip of your spear  :smt044
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I had one attack me once.





Looks like it was pretty chill till you started stabbing at it with the tip of your spear  :smt044

Yeah....bad habit I guess? Prolly lucky this big Angel Shark didn’t behave the same way as the NightMareFish...

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Be sure to hit the record button when you come across a torpedo ray  :smt003
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good eye. holy crap


 

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