Channel Scabbardfish

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Channel Scabbardfish, Evoxymetopon taeniatus: Caught during fishing about 40 miles south of Cancun. It was 77 inches long, though the tail was only 4 inches wide. This fish was caught off of Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, on the 23rd of July within a mile of shore. Fish identification appeared in Saltwater Sportsman, November 2005, with identification credited to Dr. R. Wilson Laney, South Atlantic Fisheries Coordination Office. Photos and description information courtesy Kurt Radtke.

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