Species Archive - Page 4 of 12 - Fishing in Wales
Sea

Conger eel

Conger conger A relative of the freshwater eel, the conger is a wholly marine species that can grow as large as…

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Pollack

Pollachius pollachius A member of the cod family, the pollock is a predatory fish that feeds by hunting. Unlike cod, pollock are…

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Sea

Cod

Gadus morhua A fantastic eating fish, Cod are commonly found off the Welsh coast. Cod migrate seasonally, with some moving to…

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Sea

Allis shad and twaite shad

Alosa alosa and Alosa fallax A saltwater fish that migrates to freshwater to breed, shad can be found in major Welsh rivers such…

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tench fishing wales

Tench

Tinca tinca Tench are found in a number of stillwaters in Wales, usually alongside bream and carp. Distinctive, with a green body and red eyes, tench are…

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Coarse

Carp

Cyprinus carpio Although not a native fish, carp can be found throughout Wales especially in¬†stillwater¬†commercial fisheries and syndicate lakes. They can…

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