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Fishtix25
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Joined: Sat Dec 28th, 2019
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Posts: 11
Equipment: Everything
Best Catch: Tigerfish, Dorado, Tuna, Kob, Garrick...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Durban, Umhloti, Kenton on Sea
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Hi guys, a freind caught this fish a few kms off Durban while bottom fishing. It looks like a wrasse of some sort, but does anyone know exactly what it is?

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DieterW
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Joined: Wed Jun 3rd, 2009
Location: Uvongo, South Africa
Posts: 459
Equipment: 14' Looms and Franklin 3 piece torium 30
Best Catch: 11Kg Salmon, 35Kg Diamond, 10kg Kingfish, 7Kg Garrick
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I would say check the Goat Fish.
Did it have two barbel on its chin??

Fishtix25
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Joined: Sat Dec 28th, 2019
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Posts: 11
Equipment: Everything
Best Catch: Tigerfish, Dorado, Tuna, Kob, Garrick...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Durban, Umhloti, Kenton on Sea
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Ok thanks will look at it

Dont think it had barbels whiskers on it 🤷‍♂️

Guppigetta
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Joined: Sat Feb 7th, 2009
Location: Kimberley, South Africa
Posts: 259
Equipment: 13 ft Surf rod, Penn 555 GS, 30lb nylon and ...
Best Catch: 4.5Kg Spotted Grunter.
Favorite Fishing Spot: Witsand on the Breede River
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Saddleback hogfish. Bodianus bilunulatus. Smiths sea fishes. no 220.7

Fishtix25
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Joined: Sat Dec 28th, 2019
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Posts: 11
Equipment: Everything
Best Catch: Tigerfish, Dorado, Tuna, Kob, Garrick...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Durban, Umhloti, Kenton on Sea
Boat: -
Club: DSBC
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Thanks guys for the feedback! _seal1_