Species Archive - Page 11 of 12 - Fishing in Wales
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Rainbow trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss A non-native species, rainbow trout are widely stocked into small stillwater fisheries and reservoirs throughout Wales. Rainbow trout do not breed in…

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Tub Gurnard

Chelidonichthys lucerna Gurnard are a small predatory fish, found around most of Wales. There are several species, including the grey and…

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Mullet

Mugilidae Golden grey mullet – Chelon aurata Thick lip grey mullet – Chelon labrosus Thin lip grey mullet – Chelon ramada  Mullet are very abundant in Wales thanks to…

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Spur-dog

Squalus acanthias Another member of the shark family, the spur-dog is a fairly large fish that can go well over 20lb. It…

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Bull-huss

Scyliorhinus stellaris The bull-huss is a dogfish on steroids, sometimes called the greater spotted dogfish. Unlike its small cousin it’s not regarded…

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Lesser spotted Dogfish

Scyliorhinus canicular A small member of the shark family, Dogfish are extremely common around Wales and they can often…

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