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Old 07-19-2013, 12:09 PM   #1
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Beach studying

Since I literally live about two minutes away from a beach, I thought it would be a good idea to check out the fish. I went to the beach last summer and I always find this goby looking fish. I have the whole weekend to study them and try and identify them. I live in the uk by the way, so the sea isn't that warm! Anyone else do anytjing similar on their beach trips?
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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I do this every time I go. I'm not scuba certified yet, so I'm the one snorkeling in the shallow water with a net that's way too slow to catch anything. I actually just got back from a beach trip, found and ID'd some moon snails, mushroom jellies, cardinal fish, and plenty of sharks. The water was cloudier than usual due to storms. And the fish were fast.
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I do this too. I'll look for butterfly fish and once I saw a blue boxfish
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I search the shore for cool and interesting things, the coolest thing I've found is a sea sponge, I've found tons of shells, jellyfish, and once I even found a baby shark that was beached and I set him free needless to say I didn't go in the water the whole rest of the day...
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I do this too. I'll look for butterfly fish and once I saw a blue boxfish
You are so lucky to live in hawaii, there are soo many cool fish and inverts out there. When I was there I saw a bunch of baby convict tangs in a tide pool, and held a sea urchin lol

What kind of butterflies do you see there? I've only seen aurigas, raccoons and milletseed.
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:42 PM   #6
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We have thread fins, millet seeds, long noses, heniochus, and raccoon butterflies. I might have left out a few species
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We have thread fins, millet seeds, long noses, heniochus, and raccoon butterflies. I might have left out a few species
I'm so jealous lol

If you don't mind me asking, which island are you from?
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I'm from Oahu. We also have soldier fish, achiles tangs, convict tangs, sergant majors, snowflake eels and I found some pistol and mantis shrimps
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Very cool!! Are you scuba certified?
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No I found/ encountered these fish in fairly shallow water. Today while exploring a near by river, I saw a pair of cyprinids that might be rosy barbs
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