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Game fish
Game Fish
Sea fish
Sea Fish
Coarse fish
Coarse Fish
Rare fish
Rare Species

An illustrated guide to more than 50 freshwater game and coarse fish, sea fish and rare/minor fish species.

Each image links to a page containing larger pictures, indentification guides and details of food and habitat requirements for each of the fish species shown here.

Game fish

Brown
Trout
Brown trout
Salmo
trutta
Sea Trout
(Sewin)
Sea trout
Salmo
trutta
Rainbow
Trout
Rainbow trout
Oncorhynchus
mykiss
Atlantic
Salmon
Atlantic salmon
Salmo
salar
Grayling
(Umber)
Grayling
Thymallus
thymallus

Coarse fish

Carp
Carp
Cyprinus
carpio
Tench
Tench
Tinca
tinca
Ruffe
Ruffe
Gymnocephalus
cernua
Roach
Roach
Rutilis
rutilis
Chub
a
Leuciscus
cephalus
Wels catfish
Wels catfish
Silurus
glanis
Dace
Dace
Leuciscus
leuciscus
Rudd
Rudd
Sardinius
erythropthalmus
Bream
Bream
Abramis
brama
Perch
Perch
Perca
fluviatilis
Stickleback
c
Gasterosteus
aculeatus
Barbel
Barbel
Barbus
barbus
Pike
Pike
Esox
lucius
Gudgeon
Gudgeon
Gobio
gobio
Minnow
c
Phoxinus
phoxinus

Sea fish

Bass
Bass
Dicentrarchus
labrax
Black bream
Black bream
Spondyliosoma
cantharus
Cod
Cod
Gadus
morhua
Conger Eel
Conger eel
Conger
conger
Turbot
Turbot
Scophthalmus
maximus
Smoothhound
Smoothhound
Mustelus
asterias
Dab
Dab
Limanda
limanda
Cuckoo wrasse
Cuckoo wrasse
Labrus
mixtus
Dogfish
Dogfish
Scyliorhinus
canicula
Flounder
Flounder
Platychthys
flesus
Tope
Tope
Galeorhinus
galeus
Wolf eel
Wolf eel
Anarrhichthys
ocellatus
Grey mullet
Grey mullet
Crenimugil
labrosus
Thornback ray
Thornback ray
Raja
clavata
Grey gurnard
Grey gurnard
Eutrigla
gurnardus
John dory
John dory
Zeus
faber
Undulate ray
Undulate ray
Raja
undulata
Tub gurnard
Tub gurnard
Trigla
lucerna
Mackerel
Mackerel
Scomber
scomber
Plaice
Plaice
Pleuronectes
platessa
Pollack
Pollack
Pollachius
pollachius
Pout
Pout
Trisopterus
luscus
Ballan wrasse
Ballan wrasse
Labrus
bergylta
Stingray
Stingray
Dasyatis pastinaca
Red mullet
Red Mullet
Mullus surmuletus
Rockling
Rockling
Ciliata
mustela
Scad
Scad
Trachurus
trachurus
Skate
Skate
Raja
batis
Red gurnard
Red gurnard
Aspitrigla cuculus
Huss
Huss
Scyliorhinus stellaris

Gilthead bream
Gilthead bream
Sparus
aurata

Pictures in this section are copyright Dave Lewis, Nick Giles and Pat O'Reilly. All rights reserved.

Rare fish

Lamprey
c
Petromyzon
marinus
Bullhead
c
Cottius
gobio
Gwyniad
c
Coregonus
lavaretus

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