lalows2's picture

A sea fish

Observed: 30th June 2011 By: lalows2lalows2’s reputation in Fish
Which species of fish?
Description:

A small sea fish approx 9 inches long (<25cm). Not much of it left but what a set of teeth. not sure if it's in the Cod family (do they have teeth like this?) or something quite ddifferent.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

lalows's picture

After much googling I now

After much googling I now think it's a small Hake but still very open to other suggestions

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dshubble's picture

Hake?

I looked at hake too, but they have two rows of teeth on the lower jaw (one on the upper) which doesn't look to be the case here - also I think the mouth of the hake is larger relative to the head. No idea what it actually is though, nor whether young hake have different dentition...

Dave

coelacanth's picture

I'd say it was a young

I'd say it was a young Whiting, they have a pretty impressive set of teeth (made more visible here due to post mortem changes).