Help identifying a couple fish



I'm hoping some one can help identify these two fish.

I didn't have much luck finding them in the Reef Fish ID book or by googling...

The first fish was taken in Grand Cayman and is pretty small- maybe 1"-2" long and pretty shy.

The second fish was taken of the NC coast (City of Houston), fairly large- maybe ~3. It kind

of looks like a cobia w/ barbels...




Judging by the photos, the

Judging by the photos, the Cayman fish appears to be a juvenile Coney; the NC fish, a Carolina Hake.

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