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Thread: What is it?

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    Similar game to the last one (Congrats fins_n_fur ). However, the rules are slightly different.

    * One fish at a time. The photo can either be in full or cropped. If it is cropped, the full pic must be posted when someone gets it
    * Users can offer points if they want to but it is not mandatory
    * Once a user gets it and it has been confirmed, it is their turn
    * No hybrids or colour morphs (e.g. hybrid black X scopas tang and picasso clowns etc)
    * Clues can be given but are not mandatory
    * Guesses must be the scientific name or they are invalid. Answers must also be the scientific name

    The purpose of this is to highlight the many stunning different species which are potentially available to us. It will hopefully give other users the chance to research about certain fish species as they search for the true identity.

    So, I'll go first......

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    For 20,000 points..........................



    Clues:

    It's a mature male
    Endemic to Hawaii
    Rare around the main Hawaiian Islands by very common in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands
    It is the only species of the genus found in Hawaiian waters
    Last edited by unleashed; 12-10-2008 at 07:47 AM.

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    Of course we all know me and Sw, so let me embarrass myself with a guess.
    Could it be Pomacanthus xanthometopon?

    Also, isnt there already a game like this in forum games? Name that fish? No points are involved though of course

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wild Turkey
    Of course we all know me and Sw, so let me embarrass myself with a guess.
    Could it be Pomacanthus xanthometopon?

    Also, isnt there already a game like this in forum games? Name that fish? No points are involved though of course
    Not a species of Pomacanthus

    There probably is, but this is SW specific and is new

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    Quote Originally Posted by unleashed
    Not a species of Pomacanthus

    There probably is, but this is SW specific and is new

    Mmk am i allowed to guess twice? Not that i have another guess prepared, lol

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    that's fine.

    More clues:

    a Genicanthus sp. angel
    Commands a price tag of over $12,000USD
    Caught at nearly 400 feet off the main Hawaiian Islands but found at about 25 feet in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

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    Is it Genicanthus personatus?

    If it is, i had it right the first time but the guy who posted the pic of it listed the wrong scientific name, and of course you know me, no SW knowledge. lol

    Im pretty sure it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wild Turkey
    Is it Genicanthus personatus?

    If it is, i had it right the first time but the guy who posted the pic of it listed the wrong scientific name, and of course you know me, no SW knowledge. lol

    Im pretty sure it is

    That appears to be correct, nice job WT. Man I always see the point give-a-ways late,lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldhead
    That appears to be correct, nice job WT. Man I always see the point give-a-ways late,lol.
    Thanks!, of course he signed off right after i answered so i'm still waiting to collect! lol
    I'll turn around and throw it at another comp or something;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wild Turkey
    Thanks!, of course he signed off right after i answered so i'm still waiting to collect! lol
    I'll turn around and throw it at another comp or something;)
    Correct

    A very rare beauty endemic to Hawaii.

    Genicanthus personatus



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    Thanks for the points, oh i get a turn? :D I'll have to look up some kool Sw stuff.

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