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Thread: What kind of fish is this?
07-22-2013, 07:08 PM #1
What kind of fish is this?
A friend of mine had this drop out of the sky right in front of her place; it was dropped by some bird of prey whose eyes were larger than its talons. All she knows is that it's a sucker fish about 16 inches long. Looks kinda catfish-like or carp-like to me. Anyone here have more clues than I do?
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07-22-2013, 07:17 PM #2
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07-22-2013, 07:39 PM #4
0When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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07-22-2013, 07:45 PM #5
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07-23-2013, 12:50 AM #7
Probably something with catostomus as its genus name.
07-23-2013, 02:36 AM #8
madagascariensis has it. Catostomus catostomus longnose sucker. Very unique in the fact that they have a transpacific distribution and are native in Asia and N. America.Support your local ichthyofauna - buy a fishing license!