Rockling, Three Bearded (Gaidrosparus vulgaris)
Specimen weight: 0.794 kg (1.75 lbs)
Record: 3 lbs 1 oz, Arklow, 1990
Sometimes called Spotted Rockling. Superficially suggestive of a small ling. A single dorsal fin, with a low vibratile membrane in front of it, set in a chink in the back. One anal fin. Two barbels on snout and one under chin. Yellow-brown to reddish in colour, dappled with dark brown spots or blotches. Grows to about 2 lb.
NOTE: Several other species of rockling occur between and beyond tidemarks. They vary in size, colour and number of ” beards”.
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