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What is this thing?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Col_Sanders, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. Col_Sanders

    Col_Sanders 3/4 ton status

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    I saw it by the pier here in Key West. Did a google search and couldnt find what the heck it is. Sorry for the crappy pic but it was swimming away by the time I grabbed the camera.

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    looks kinda like a manta ray, but its a crappy pic
     
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    A sunfish?

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    Good eatin?
     
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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    I have no idea. I just remember seeing a pic of one as a kid and thinking "That is one ugly ass fish!" My dad saw one once while ocean fishing somewhere, at first he thought it was a fish that had been bitten in half. I've never caught one, or seen one in person for that matter.
     
  6. Col_Sanders

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    Its not a manta ray. The pic does suck, but the head was different and the wings were also different than anything I have found so far. I wish I had better pics.
     
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    Fumes' liver on vacation?
     
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    :haha: :doah: :haha:
     
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    looks like a manta ray to me.... we have some funny lookin stingarays here... sometimes i think they breed with jellyfish... LOL
    stay clear it'll be ok... got stung by a jellyfish once... now i can make funny noises with my right ankle lol
     
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    Nope, looks to healthy for that:D
     
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    Steve Irwin's equalizer?

    My friend says it's a leaf in a pool. :dunno:
     
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    I know one thing



















    It ain't no conch!!!!!!!:rolleyes:
     
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    NO aparently you cant eat it.
     
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    Thats not a pool, thats the water here in Key West. Actually, its one of the dirtier parts that I have seen here! I can assure you its not a leaf, that ugly thing was swimming around for a while.
     
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    Squid! There are a ton of variety out there, I'm sure that's what it is. :D
     
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    squid have tentacles, not wings.:D
     
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    Those are fins on the top, and like I said, there's a lot of strange shaped squid. :D
     

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