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Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by e101011, Nov 23, 2021.

  1. e101011

    e101011 Member

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    7D19DCAD-F6E8-4171-A84F-E93D31B12B05.jpeg 88693046-86DA-4EC4-8FF1-F704EB9076D9.jpeg 4E52FE84-A31D-4FFF-AD88-3987547AA38E.jpeg Received this yesterday. I know it’s in rough shape but it was a gift so I’m determined to appreciate it!
    Almost certain it’s some sort of barracuda, but I’m having a hard time pinpointing which species.
    Any thoughts?
    Am I incorrect in thinking it’s a barracuda in the first place?
    Would I do better to post this in the fish forum?
     

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  2. Clew

    Clew Help a child, Build our future

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    I would think more in the lines of a musky or pike
    The teeth and jaws don’t match that of a barracuda
     

  3. steve torna

    steve torna New Member

    It may be a pike or musky
     
  4. e101011

    e101011 Member

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    Indeed, it seems to be a pike. Thanks!
     
  5. Clew

    Clew Help a child, Build our future

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    Here is a barracuda
    upload_2021-11-27_16-53-23.jpeg
     
  6. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    I bet that would have left a mark.
     
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