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Thread: What's up with this Trevally ?

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    What's up with this Trevally ?

    Seen all sorts of weird shit in fish but usually when comercial fishing and it didn't matter because I wasn't eating it.

    Why does this fish have hard bubbles in its top loin?









    It was only caught in 9m so I think we can discount depth trauma.

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    Scar tissue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    Scar tissue?
    Yea my first thought also but it looks perfect on the outside, I have seen fish fully healed with bloody great bites out of them down to the backbone.

    How they survive that shit I dont know,any mammal would be dead in minutes .
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    Pretty common in Trevally up here (BOP), wasn't sure but I just did a search and have come up with swim-bladder ectasia. Caused by the swim bladder. I normally give it to the pooch.
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    swim-bladder ectasia, caused by swim bladder. Pretty common up here (BOP)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smartie View Post
    swim-bladder ectasia, caused by swim bladder. Pretty common up here (BOP)
    Thanks very much! copy pasted and googled the first three words and was well explained Seems common in the species.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Yea my first thought also but it looks perfect on the outside, I have seen fish fully healed with bloody great bites out of them down to the backbone.

    How they survive that shit I dont know,any mammal would be dead in minutes .
    Yeah I've seen that a few times as well. Also seen poor speargun wounds healed over, but could still see entry & exit scars on each side of body.

    This is bizarre looking though. Sounds like you've got a logical answer from these lads though. Not a bad size trev either.

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    What you get eating bait fish
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    Sako Rifles,Browning shotguns,Black Labs.There is nothing else

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    Blame Fukushima.
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    Quote Originally Posted by madjon_ View Post
    What you get eating bait fish
    It was good raw but it was the best smoked fish I have ever eaten.
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