Fish Species

There are a wide selection of species in the waters around Anglesey.

Some are regularly caught on rod and line, others elude the angler even though they are there.

Some are visitors only in the summer months , others are resident all through the winter.

There is always something to catch whatever the time of year for both shore and boat anglers.

  • Angler FishLophius piscatorius
  • Ballan WrasseLabrus bergylta
  • BassDicentrarchus labrax
  • Blonde RayRaja brachyura
  • Blue Shark Prionace glauca
  • BrillScophthalmus rhombus
  • Bull HussScyliorhinus stellaris
  • CoalfishPollachius virens
  • CodGadus morhua
  • Common SkateDipturus flossada
  • Common SmoothhoundMustelus mustelus
  • CongerConger conger
  • Cookoo WrasseLabrus mixus
  • Cuckoo RayLeucoraja naevus
  • DabLimanda limanda
  • DogfishScyliorhinus canicula
  • Dover SoleSolea solea
  • FlounderPlatichthys flesus
  • GarfishBelone belone
  • Greater PipefishSyngnathus acus
  • Greater WeaverTrachinus draco
  • Grey GurnardEutrigla gurnardus
  • Grey MulletChelon labrosus
  • HaddockMelanogrammus aeglefinus
  • HerringClupea harengus
  • John DoryZeus faber
  • LaunceHyperoplus launceolatus
  • Lemon SoleMicrostomus kitt
  • LingMolva molva
  • MackerelScomber scombrus
  • Monk Fishsquatina squatina
  • PlaicePleuronectes platessa
  • PollackPollachius pollachius
  • PoutingTrisopterus luscus
  • Red GurnardChelidonichthys cuculus
  • Red MulletMullus surmuletus
  • SalmonSalmo salar
  • Sand EelAmmodytes tobianus
  • Sea BreamSpondyliosoma cantharus
  • Sea TroutSalmo trutta
  • Short Spined Sea ScorpionMyoxocephalus scorpius
  • SpurdogSqualus acanthias
  • Starry SmoothhoundMustelus asterias
  • Thornback Ray Raja clavata
  • TopeGaleorhinus galeus
  • TopknotZeugopterus punctatus
  • Tub GurnardChelidonichthys lucerna
  • TurbotScophthalmus rhombus
  • WhitingMerlangius merlangus