Medium
Photo © wingedwolfpsion, some rights reserved
Key West (Google, OSM)
24.5466703535, -81.7879772186
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Description

Unknown long-beaked fish, about 1 foot long.

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Gars - Photo (c) Travis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
loarie's ID: Gars (Family Lepisosteidae)

Looks like a gar (Lepisosteidae) to me

Posted by loarie over 3 years ago (Flag)
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It does, except it is in the ocean. I was thinking maybe a young needlefish? This fish was common in the shallows around the Keys.

Posted by wingedwolfpsion over 3 years ago (Flag)
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hmm, maybe you're right. Hard to tell....

Posted by loarie over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Needlefishes - Photo (c) Ria Tan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
wingedwolfpsion's ID: Needlefishes (Family Belonidae)
Posted by wingedwolfpsion 8 months ago (Flag)
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Ray-finned Fishes - Photo (c) Jenny, some rights reserved (CC BY)
wingedwolfpsion's ID: Ray-finned Fishes (Class Actinopterygii)
Posted by wingedwolfpsion 8 months ago (Flag)
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Needlefishes - Photo (c) Ria Tan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
wingedwolfpsion's ID: Needlefishes (Family Belonidae)
Posted by wingedwolfpsion 8 months ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Needlefishes - Photo (c) Ria Tan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
wingedwolfpsion's ID: Needlefishes (Family Belonidae)
Ray-finned Fishes - Photo (c) Jenny, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Ray-finned Fishes (Class Actinopterygii)
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Gars - Photo (c) Travis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
loarie's ID: Gars (Family Lepisosteidae)
wingedwolfpsion would like some help identifying this

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Community-supported ID? Yes
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Date? Yes
Georeferenced? Yes
Photos or sounds? Yes
Is the organism wild/naturalized? Unknown
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