Specimen Fish 2017

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Specimen Fish 2017

Postby jd » Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:27 pm

The report is now available. Some familiar names in the report.

Some welcome news for bass and flounder anglers.

"From 2018 onwards ISFC is offering length based options for pike, brown trout, bass, flounder and some rays, and reductions in specimen
weights for rudd, angler fish, black bream, black sole, brill, cod, tub gurnard, haddock, hake, plaice and turbot".
Flounder is 45 cm TL, Bass is 75 cm TL.



Length based specimens


Angel Shark (aka Monkfish) (Squatina squatina) 73 No Specimen Weight ≥125cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) 17 13 4.536 10 ≥75cm Total Length
Dogfish – Greater Spotted (Scyliorhinus stellaris) 23 13 7.257 16 ≥125cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Dogfish – Spur (Squalus acanthias) 11.06 kg 5.443 12 ≥105cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Flounder (Platichthys flesus) 4.91 1.1 2.426 ≥45cm Total Length Body*
Ray – Blonde (Raja brachyura) 37 11.34 25 ≥110cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Ray – Undulate (Raja undulata) 18 No Specimen Weight ≥85cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Shark – Blue (Prionace glauca) 206 45.359 100 ≥185cm Fork Length Photo on measuring mat
Shark – Porbeagle (Lamna nasus) 365 No Specimen Weight ≥180cm Fork Length Photo on measuring mat
Skate – Common (Raja batis) 221 No Specimen Weight ≥180cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Skate – White (Raja alba) 165 No Specimen Weight ≥180cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Smooth–Hound (Mustelas asterias) 11.27 kg 3.75 8.27 ≥100cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat
Tope (Galeorhinus galeus) 66 8 18.144 40 ≥160cm Total Length Photo on measuring mat


* N.B. Where species identification states body required, high quality photographs showing relevant
identification features (see Rule 4) may suffice.

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