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Posted 6 years ago

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This is my dried fish. I've had it for about 12yrs and the guy I bought it off I think had it for about 5yrs. I paid him $20 for it.
I've loved this fish since the day I saw it but I still dont know really anything about it.
I made the stand out of swamp kauri NZ hardwood.
It sits in my parents pub and gets plenty of attention, but still no identification.
Thanks for checking it out

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  1. justin-sanford justin-sanford, 6 years ago
    i recon its one of those freaky mega deep sea cretures from the bottom of the sea.
  2. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
    Never seen anything like that !! I think you got a great buy at twenty dollars. The mystery alone is worth much more than that !!!!!!!!
  3. eyesopen eyesopen, 6 years ago
    Thanks musikchoo I think so too.
  4. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
  5. eyesopen eyesopen, 6 years ago
    I'v got some more photos of it which I will up load, unfortunatly when I put it on the computer was playing up, that 1 photo took half an hour! should be ok now.
  6. eyesopen eyesopen, 6 years ago
    photos uploaded, enjoy.
  7. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
    I am in no way an expert in this field but I do think you should get in touch with someone who is! To me, just an observer, I feel it may be in transition to another form of creature! The look of the eye that I can see is unusual! I may be wrong on this, but just to be sure what you have here, I think you should send photos to and talk to an expert in this field ! If you will, keep me informed on your query!!! Thanks for posting this interesting creature !! I wish you a fruitfull search!!
  8. eyesopen eyesopen, 6 years ago
    Thanks musikchoo
    I recon you love it as much as I do!! Thats great to know.
    This hasnt been seen by a fish expert but has been seen by so many people yet still no one knows what it is, I almost sold it once to a couple that wanted it for on thier yacht as a talking point, but I couldnt do it.
    It looks to me like some potentially big fish was turning from a baby tadpole to an adult or something, and died?
    Thanks again
  9. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
    I do love it! I am glad you didnt sell it!! Do you know where this was caught or found??
  10. dr.sideshow, 6 years ago
    Pure awesome!
  11. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
    Any news yet on your inquiry on the FISH !!!
  12. eyesopen eyesopen, 6 years ago
    Wow I havnt been on line for a few days, Thanks for all the love people!
    About any news on finding out what this is Im sorry Musikchoo I just havnt had time yet, but thanks again for your interest I will let you know.
  13. musikchoo musikchoo, 6 years ago
    GREAT !! I will be waiting Anxiously !!
  14. AmatoorPikr, 2 years ago
    It looks grumpy,...and I like the hairstyle!!!

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