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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Yeah I think young mangroves are very dark





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34venture
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


I don't think that is a mangrove.





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Kcrad
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Looks like a mangrove to me.





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TigerTatorTots
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Half the thread says mangrove, the other half doesn't





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Kcrad
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Did the OP say he ate it? If it's a mangrove it would be tasty. A pinfish... I'm not so sure. Also, a totally different bone structure between the two.





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TigerTatorTots
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


quote:

Did the OP say he ate it?
quote:

(Posted on 9/28/13 at 2:08 pm to TigerTatorTots)
Uhhh, I'm the OP


No, it was too small






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Kcrad
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


There's a size limit for Mangroves, if it was one.





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hardhead
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Not a mangrove

It's a species of pin fish and they will eat. They are bony though.

I used to catch mangroves by the bridge over the mrgo on the rocks on the reg though






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Carson123987
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


nice!





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ShubutaMS
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Is it a mangrove or not? If it is then I need to go get a line wet.





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TigerTatorTots
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Half the board said yes, the other half no.

I don't know what to believe






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KingRanch
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


That's a pigfish





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Icansee4miles
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Look at the picture in the link I posted. Grunt.





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TigerTatorTots
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Doesn't look like








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reds on reds on reds
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


not a mangrove





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wiltznucs
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Not a mangrove snapper in the pic, it's a pigfish...





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Fishhead
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


quote:

Yeah, that is a pinfish
no






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911Moto
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Not a mangrove snapper in the pic, it's a pigfish...


^^^This.






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LSUMurse
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Re: the post with the two pictures above, look at the structure of the gill plates, they're different. I don't know if they change as the fish matures, but they don't look the same to me.





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Jango Fett
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re: Mangrove Snapper in Lake Borgne


Congrats on the good finishes. I don't believe that's a mangrove though.





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