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Fish Identification Please?

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Mutant pumpkinseed. Def show to your state agency. If it’s an alien they may want to try to limit its spread. Looks like it’s been eating well. 

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Its a crossbred cichlid called a flowerhorn. Like koi, if they have the "right" coloration,shape, markings etc., they can be $$$$

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Someone clearly threw that fish in there. Hopefully it doesn't make it past the winter as it is now an invasive species in that lake. This is exactly how northern snakeheads spread and damaged so many fisheries...smh!

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It may be a flowerhorn by way of the head bulge, but its a Texas Cichlid by all accounts of its color.

 

These are seriously aggressive aquarium fish, and was likely raised and then released when it got too big.

 

 

 

 

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