Carol's Cornwall
A Photographic  Library dedicated to
the Wildlife and Landscape of Cornwall

On the Beach (Sea Fish)

Sea Fish

Boney Fish

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) - juvenile     underside     head

Topknot (Zeugopterus punctatus)     underside     eye markings    in rockpool

Ballan Wrasse (Labrus bergylta) -1 (juvenile)     head

Ballan Wrasse (Labrus bergylta) -2 (juvenile)     head

Other Fish
Lesser Sandeel (Ammodytes tobianus)     head

Red Gurnard (Aspitrigla cuculus)     head

Sand Smelt (Atherina presbyter)     head

Thick-lipped Mullet (Chelon labrosus) - juvenile

Cartilaginous fish (Sharks and Rays)
Small-spotted Catshark (
Scyliorhinus canicula)     
head     female     Mermaid's Purses
Also referred to as Lesser-spotted Dogfish

Nurse Hound (Scyliorhinus stellaris) - Mermaids Purse
Also referred to as Bull Huss and Greater-spotted Dogfish


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