APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

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)

Centrolabrus
Centrolabrus exoletus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Rock cook

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 weaver

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

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