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Old 07-07-2020, 09:05 AM
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Iím usually pretty good at this but this one I canít figure.
The wall itís on and where it was found was Salem Ma.
Iíd say schoolie bass but those teeth donít fit.
nothing that frequents our waters here fits.
My best guess is maybe a salmon, but we donít really have salmon.
maybe a rack that someone used for lobster bait ?

Who knows what it is ?

Old 07-07-2020, 09:44 AM
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Looks like a wolffish to me based on the teeth and structure of the tail bones
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looks like a tuna
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Old 07-07-2020, 09:48 AM
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Black Sea Bass. Doesn't have the same chompers as a wolffish nor the shape.
Old 07-07-2020, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Cobia 217 View Post
Black Sea Bass. Doesn't have the same chompers as a wolffish nor the shape.
agree, i think its a black sea bass as well
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Looks like a deadfish.
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Cusk?
Old 07-07-2020, 10:21 AM
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Skeleton Fish
Old 07-07-2020, 10:23 AM
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I'll guess bonita
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Old 07-07-2020, 10:28 AM
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I'll go with bluefish.
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Bonefish.
Old 07-07-2020, 12:32 PM
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Blue fish looking at the jaw
Old 07-07-2020, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by north coast View Post
Iím usually pretty good at this but this one I canít figure.
The wall itís on and where it was found was Salem Ma.
Iíd say schoolie bass but those teeth donít fit.
nothing that frequents our waters here fits.
My best guess is maybe a salmon, but we donít really have salmon.
maybe a rack that someone used for lobster bait ?

Who knows what it is ?
Teeth say "Tiz a Bluefish"
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Another vote for bluefish.
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Cod or Haddock
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bluefish
Old 07-07-2020, 06:20 PM
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Bluefish all day
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I have seen a lot of bluefish jaws (often the last thing to rot away) and that does not look like a bluefish to me. A quick Google search and here are some pics that make me think it is a Black Sea Bass;

The best I could find for a Black Sea Bass

This is a Bluefish the jaw and teeth look very different to me.

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Originally Posted by Stripernut1 View Post
I have seen a lot of bluefish jaws (often the last thing to rot away) and that does not look like a bluefish to me. A quick Google search and here are some pics that make me think it is a Black Sea Bass;

The best I could find for a Black Sea Bass

Blue fish with different style of teeth.
looks like a black sea bass to me,as well, teeth of a blue fish are made to cut BSB teeth are made for grabbing and holding...also, for head of blue fish are more blunt and less pointed.
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I don't thinks its a black seabass. Teeth don't look correct for a BSB. Also the bottom jaw is pretty different from the pic of the BSB skeleton that was posted above.

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