Species Archive - Page 2 of 12 - Fishing in Wales
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Brill

Scophthalmus rhombus The brill is a flatfish quite similar to the turbot in habits. It can be found in plenty of…

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Turbot

Scophthalmus maximus  The turbot is a fairly large flatfish, known for being a delicious food-fish. They are found all over Welsh coasts, but…

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Flounder

Platichthys flesus  Probably the most common species of flatfish in Wales, it lives in shallow water often near to an influx of fresh…

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Pouting

Trisopterus luscus  Pouting are another relative of the cod and are very small. They typically range from 8oz to 1lb. Pouting…

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Whiting

Merlangius merlangius A small member of the cod family, whiting are a commonly caught fish in the winter months off Welsh…

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Mackerel

Scomber scombrus A common fish off Welsh coasts, mackerel spend the warmer months close to shore and near the surface,…

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