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What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep #12788303
06/11/18 09:26 PM
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I caught it by an oil rig


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12788500
06/11/18 11:57 PM
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Some kind of snake mackerel, but no idea offhand which species. do you have any other photos of it?


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12788630
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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12788845
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I read somewhere if you eat this fish it will give you diarrea


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12789077
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WHO IN HELL WOULD EAT SOMETHING THAT LOOKED LIKE THAT??????


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12789142
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Originally Posted By: Mark's Fence Repair
I read somewhere if you eat this fish it will give you diarrea


Yeah, some types of deepwater fish have indigestible waxes or oils in their flesh. These waxes have an amazing purgative effect on the human GI tract.

Have no idea if that particular fish would be a problem.


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12789216
06/12/18 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted By: Mark's Fence Repair
I read somewhere if you eat this fish it will give you diarrea


Is there a downside to eating it ?,.....


I never met a fish I didn't like,........
Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12789805
06/12/18 09:43 PM
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looks like a snake mackerel, alright.....

I say go for it........!!!!


Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12793202
06/15/18 05:53 PM
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Wow I was a super excited to catch something besides A-shark if anybody wants this fish I'm in Arlington Texas now and they can havit to use as a prank I red up on it and it said the oils in this are akin to Castor oil and a guy ate some and had shed his pants


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Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12810436
06/29/18 05:33 PM
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So did you eat it?

Re: What kind of fish is this ? 800 ft deep [Re: Mark's Fence Repair] #12810706
06/29/18 09:24 PM
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No I have saved it frozen... I hate to waste fish I plan to use it as marlin bait trolling in baja california.


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