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whats this fish?

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Greekman

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does anyone know what kind of fish this is? i remember seeing a fish of this kind but i couldnt remember what it was? any help would be appreciated
 

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Baur

Spearomania Desperata
Apr 10, 2004
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Greekman

Nice fish.
Its a cheilou amerikana (local greek not latin name). They go up to 3 kilos in your waters.
 
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boqueirao

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May 10, 2004
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Hi all

in Portugal the name is "Margota" or "Balão de Santo Antonio" and they go up to 4,00kgs
 
Cingene

Cingene

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It looks llike a small budiao (is that how it's spelled in Portuguese?). I can't remember how it is spelled.
 
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Baur

Spearomania Desperata
Apr 10, 2004
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Judging from the head of the sargos id say about 1.5kg.
 
Snorkel Bum

Snorkel Bum

Absolut Escargot
Mar 26, 2004
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In french it is called a Vielle...
 
Murat

Murat

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i guess that its less than 1 kg.
 
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boqueirao

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Hi
yes Cingene, the right name is "bodião". there are in the portuguese coast a few diferente species of "bodião", with different colours and sizes. this one "margota " is the bigger of all "bodião" but is also the most rare. about the size, is difficult to say but it seems to be a very small fish, but maybe not...
 
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