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Any one know what kind of fish this is?

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Any one know what kind of fish this is?

The wife and I went out for a snorkel out front here. We actually came across a coral head with 40 or 50 fish around and got some nice pictures.

On our way back we decided to snorkel right along the shoreline looking for shells that had yet to wash up, when I looked up and saw these ghostly angels circling us. They floated along with us for a few minutes, 3 of them, and came to within arm length.

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1. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

That's the satisfaction you get snorkeling. I do find the fins to be perfect from the photo though. I don't know if we have any fish experts on the forum. One thing I do know, you can never predict what you will see when you look into that beautiful underwater world. And I have been to all 5 Oceans. DR. JIM

Edited: 26 July 2013, 17:12
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2. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

Go to dive Provo. They sell these laminated cards with ids of fish. You don't have to buy it, but it's on there.

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3. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trachinotus_goodei

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4. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

http://www.fishbase.us/summary/1011

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5. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

Looks like a pompano.

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6. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

I swear I saw one of those in the shallows last time we were there as well...cool!

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7. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

Husby & lobomago both got it right.........pompano being the better known name

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8. Re: Any one know what kind of fish this is?

I couldn't even pronounce the name I found :(

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