a gift. but what is it?

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sic_4_vics
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a gift. but what is it?

Post by sic_4_vics » Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:34 am

Can anyone ID this bad boy? Afriend of mine had this given to him but he didnt know what it was.

A faded out SA fish?

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Post by k98 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:56 am

look like a tilapia or a oreochromis

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Post by sic_4_vics » Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:52 am

tilapia was the first thought i had but i had no personal experience with them so i wasnt sure.

Anyone else have an idea? will do some more research
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Post by Paulo José Alves » Mon Jan 15, 2007 8:31 am

Hi

Oreochromis nilotica or O. aureus.
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Paulo José

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