Name That Fish!

Posted on July 7, 2015 by

Name That Fish!

It’s been a while since we have done played “Name That Fish” so here is a hard one for all you fish experts out there!

name that fish

Tip: This fish is found in Indonesia.

The answer is Stargazer! via National Geographic

Photograph by Jennifer Jo Stock
Indonesia—Off the east coast of Sulawesi, on the bottom of the Lembeh Strait, the wide-eyed face of a foot-long stargazer emerges through black volcanic sand. These fish, named for the eyes atop their heads, ambush their prey.

World Record Brown Bullhead or Possible Hybrid
Posted on July 15, 2013 by

Help Identify This Potential World Record Catfish

Executives at Fishing-WorldRecords.com have reached out for help in identifying this new potential world record. The fish (14 pounds, 28 inches) looks like a brown bullhead catfish, however the images (additional photo after the break) are very poor, and there are some that question if it could be a hybrid channel or blue catfish.

World Record Brown Bullhead or Possible Hybrid

So what do you think, is it a brown bullhead or a hybrid? Leave a comment and let us know.

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Name That Fish
Posted on May 2, 2013 by

Name That Fish!

This exotic fish may be native to southeast asia, but would you believe there’s one place in the United States where you can catch one right along side a largemouth bass. While they’re most commonly found here in aquariums many misinformed owners don’t realize they can grow up to 40″ and weigh over 10 pounds. Sources believe that when the fish got too big or too expensive to feed they were illegally released into the local water system.

Name That Fish

Can you name that fish? If so we’ve got a three pack of WE FISHIN’ MANE stickers for you!

Name That Fish!
Posted on October 31, 2012 by

Name That Fish!

This fish inhabits both brackish and fresh waters, has a very similar omnivorous diet to it’s prized North American sportfishing cousin, and can reach sizes up to 40 inches and weigh up to 40 pounds. NAME THAT FISH!

UPDATE! Don Bowley guessed correctly, it’s a Papuan Black Bass.

Photo courtesy of Sport Fishing Papua New Guinea.

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