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Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state.

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state
Common and scientific names used in report

Common and scientific names used in report

Chapter 2

Common name

Scientific name

herring

Clupea harengus

Norway pout

Trisopterus esmarkii

sandeel

Ammodytes spp

sprat

Sprattus sprattus

Chapter 3

eider

Somateria mollissima

greylag geese

Anser anser

pink-footed geese

Anser brachyrhynchus

redshank

Tringa totanus

shelduck

Tadorna tadorna

widgeon

Anas penelope

Chapter 4

Allis shad

Alosa alosa

arrow worm

Sagitta spp.

Atlantic salt meadows

Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae

black-legged kittiwake

Rissa tridactyla

bottlenose dolphin

Tursiops truncatus

cod

Gadus morhua

common guillemot

Uria aalge

common seal

Phoca vitulina

copepod

Euchaeta hebes

copepod

Calanus finmarchicus

copepod

Candacia armata

copepod

Metridia lucens

copepod

Acartia clausii

copepod

Temora longicornis

copepod

Pseudocalanus elongatus

copepod

Calanus spp.

Greenland shark

Somniosus microcephalus

grey seal

Halichoerus grypus

haddock

Melanogrammus aeglefinus

harbour porpoise

Phocoena Phocoena

herring

Clupea harengus

horse mussel

Modiolus modiolus

langoustine

Nephrops norveigicus

leatherback turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

lesser sandeel

Ammodytes marinus

mackerel

Scomber scombrus

Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs

Sarcocornetea fruticosi

monkfish

Lophius piscatorius

northern gannet

Morus bassanus

otter

Lutra lutra

pteropod

Limacina retroversa

red mullet

Mullus sumuletus

saithe

Pollachius virens

sea lamprey

Petromyzon marinus

serpulid worm

Serpula vermicularis

skeleton shrimp

Caprella mutica

snake pipefish

Entelurus aequoreus

spartina swards

Spartinion maritimae

sprat

Sprattus sprattus

twaite shad

Alosa fallax

whiting

Merlangius merlangus

wireweed

Sargassum muticum

Chapter 5

Atlantic salmon

Salmo salar

cod

Gadus morhua

common mussel

Mytilus edulis

edible crabs

Cancer pagurus

haddock

Melanogrammus aeglefinus

halibut

Hippoglossus hippoglossus

herring

Clupea harengus

lemon sole

Microstomus kitt

lobsters

Homarus gammarus

mackerel

Scomber scombrus

monkfish (anglerfish)

Lophius piscatorius

native oyster

Ostrea edulis

Nephrops

Nephrops norvegicus

Pacific oyster

Crassostrea gigas

pollack

Pollachius pollachius

queen scallops

Aequipecten opercularis / Chlamys opercularis

rainbow trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss

saithe

Pollachius virens

scallop

Pecten maximus

trout

Salmo trutta

turbot

Scophthalmus maximus

velvet crabs

Necora puber

whiting

Merlangius merlangus

whelks

Buccinum undatum

Chapter 6

cod

Gadus morhua

eelpout

Zoarces viviparous


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