APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Seafish - Boney fish (Actinopterygii)
Anguilliformes - Eels

Anguillidae (Family)

Anguilla
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common, River or Silver eel

Congridae (Family) > Congrinae (Subfamily)

Conger
Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758) - European conger eel

Atheriniformes - Silversides

Sand smelt (Family Atherinidae)

Atherinidae (Family) > Atherininae (Subfamily)

Atherina
Atherina (Hepsetia) presbyter Cuvier, 1829 - Sand smelt

Beloniformes - Needlefishes

Garfish (Family Belonidae)

Beloniformes (Order) > Belonidae (Family)

Belone
Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761) - Gar or Garfish

Clupeiformes - Herrings

Herring Family (Clupeidae)

Clupeidae (Family)

Clupea
Clupea harengus Linnaeus, 1758 - Herring

Sardina
Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum, 1792)
- European pilchard or Sardine

Engraulidae (Family)

Engraulis
Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- European anchovy

Gadiformes - Cods

Cod Fishes (Family Gadidae)

Gadidae (Family)

Gadus
Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758 - Cod

Melanogrammus
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Haddock

Pollachius
Pollachius pollachius (Linnaeus, 1758) - Pollack
Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Coalfish, Coley or Saithe

Raniceps
Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Tadpole fish or Lesser forkbeard

Trisopterus
Trisopterus luscus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Bib, Pout, Pouting or Pout-whiting

Trisopterus minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Poor cod or Capelan

Ling (Family Lotidae)

Lotidae (Family)

Molva
Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758) - European ling

Hake (Family Merlucciidae)

Merlucciidae (Family) > Merlucciinae (Subfamily)

Merluccius
Merluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758) - European hake

Rocklings (Family Phycidae)

Phycidae (Family)

Phycis
Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768) - Greater forkbeard

Lophiiformes - Anglerfishes

Anglers (Family Lophiidae)

Lophiidae (Family)

Lophius
Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus, 1758
- Angler, Anglerfish or Monkfish

Perciformes - Perches

Boarfishes (Family Caproidae)

Caproidei (Suborder) > Caproidae (Family)

Capros
Capros aper (Linnaeus, 1758) - Boarfish or Zulu fish

Wrasses (Family Labridae)

Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family)

Ctenolabrus
Ctenolabrus rupestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Goldsinny wrasse

Labrus
Labrus bergylta Ascanius, 1767 - Ballan wrasse
Labrus mixtus Linnaeus, 1758
- The Cook or Cuckoo wrasse

Symphodus
Symphodus melops (Linnaeus, 1758) - Corkwing wrasse

Mullets (Family Mugilidae)

Mugiloidei (Suborder) > Mugilidae (Family)

Chelon
Chelon labrosus (Risso, 1827) - Thick-lipped grey mullet

Liza
Liza aurata (Risso, 1810) - Golden grey-mullet

Jacks and Scads (Family Carangidae)

Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family)

Trachurus
Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Atlantic horse mackerel or Scad

Sea basses (Family Moronidae)

Percoidei (Suborder) > Moronidae (Family)

Dicentrarchus
Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758) - Sea bass

Red mullets (Family Mullidae)

Percoidei (Suborder) > Mullidae (Family)

Mullus
Mullus surmuletus Linnaeus, 1758 - Striped red-mullet

Mackerels and Tunnies (Family Scombridae)

Scombroidei (Suborder) > Scombridae (Family)

Scomber
Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758 - Atlantic mackerel

Bream (Family Sparidae)

Percoidei (Suborder) > Sparidae (Family)

Pagrus
Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Couch's sea-bream,
Common sea-bream or Red porgy

Sparus
Sparus aurata Linnaeus, 1758 - Gilt-head bream

Spondyliosoma
Spondyliosoma cantharus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Black sea bream or Black bream

Sandeels (Family Ammodytidae)

Trachinoidei (Suborder) > Ammodytidae (Family)

Ammodytes
Ammodytes tobianus Linnaeus, 1758
- Lesser sandeel or Lesser launce

Hyperoplus
Hyperoplus immaculatus (Corbin, 1950)
- Corbin's sandeel

Hyperoplus lanceolatus (Le Sauvage, 1824)
- Greater sandeel or launce

Weavers (Family Trachinidae)

Trachinoidei (Suborder) > Trachinidae (Family)

Echiichthys
Echiichthys vipera (Cuvier, 1829) - Lesser weever fish

Trachinus
Trachinus draco Linnaeus, 1758 - Greater weaver

Pleuronectiformes - Flatfishes

Right-eyed flatfishes (Family Pleuronectidae)

Pleuronectidae (Family) > Pleuronectinae (Subfamily)

Glyptocephalus
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Witch or Witch flounder

Microstomus
Microstomus kitt (Walbaum, 1792) - Lemon sole

Platichthys
Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758) - European flounder

Pleuronectes
Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758 - European plaice

Left-eyed flatfishes (Family Scophthalmidae)

Scophthalmidae (Family)

Lepidorhombus
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (Walbaum, 1792) - Megrim

Scophthalmus
Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Turbot
Scophthalmus rhombus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brill

Zeugopterus
Zeugopterus punctatus (Bloch, 1787) - Topknot

Soles (Family Soleidae)

Soleidae (Family)

Buglossidium
Buglossidium luteum (Risso, 1810)
- Solenette or Lamb's-tongue sole

Solea
Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Dover or Common sole

Salmoniformes - Trouts

Salmon and Sea trout (Family Salmonidae)

Salmonidae (Family) > Salmoninae (Subfamily)

Salmo
Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 - Atlantic salmon
Salmo trutta trutta Linnaeus, 1758 - Sea trout

Scorpaeniformes - Mail-cheeked fishes

Gurnards (Family Triglidae)

Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephaloidei (Suborder) > Triglidae (Family)

Chelidonichthys
Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red gurnard
Chelidonichthys lucerna (Linnaeus, 1758) - Tub gurnard

Eutrigla
Eutrigla gurnardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Grey gurnard

Trigloporus
Trigloporus lastoviza (Bonnaterre, 1788)
- Streaked gurnard

Stomiiformes - Dragonfishes

Pearlsides and Hatchetfish (Family Sternoptychidae)

Sternoptychidae (Family) > Maurolicinae (Subfamily)

Maurolicus
Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789)
- Pearlsides or Sheppey Argentine

Tetraodontiformes - Plectognaths

Triggerfishes (Family Balistidae)

Balistidae (Family)

Balistes
Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789 - Grey Triggerfish

Zeiformes - Dories

Dories (Family Zeidae)

Zeidae (Family)

Zeus
Zeus faber Linnaeus, 1758 - John dory

General images of Seafish e.g. ones not species specific
inc. Mullet at Newlyn Harbour

Also see -
Seafish - Sharks, Skates and Rays
Rockpool and Shallow water fish

Sealife Survey
Record UK marine life using the the Marine Biological Association's Sealife Survey (external link)

Seafish Boney Fish Shark Skate and Ray Images UK Actinopterygii and Elasmobranchii