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Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 3 Number 3: Clyde Ecosystem Review

Published: 19 Jun 2012
Last updated: 7 May 2021 - see all updates
Directorate:
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781780458779

A review of previously published information and knowledge concerning the Firth of Clyde ecosystem and suggestions for further studies in the Clyde required in order to support sustainable use of this active Scottish marine ecosystem

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 3 Number 3: Clyde Ecosystem Review
11. Annex - Species list for the Clyde from Heath and Speirs (2011)

11. Annex - Species list for the Clyde from Heath and Speirs (2011)

Species Common Name Type Percentage of years when species found All-time Maximum
Length
(cm)
Merluccius merluccius Hake Demersal 100 113
Hippoglossoides platessoides Long Rough Dab Demersal 100 28
Gadus morhua Cod Demersal 97.8 98
Merlangius merlangus Whiting Demersal 97.8 51
Limanda limanda Common Dab Demersal 93.5 34
Eutrigla gurnardus Grey Gurnard Demersal 93.5 39
Trisopterus esmarki Norway Pout Demersal 93.5 27
Trisopterus minutus Poor Cod Demersal 93.5 24
Pleuronectes platessa Plaice Demersal 89.1 48
Clupea harengus Herring Pelagic 87 36
Sprattus sprattus Sprat Pelagic 87 17
Nephrops norvegicus Norway Lobster Invertebrate 84.8 5.4
Gobiidei Gobies (unidentified) Demersal 82.6 15
Argentina sphyraena Lesser Argentine Demersal 82.6 25
Callionymus lyra Dragonet Demersal 76.1 25
Melanogrammus aeglefinus Haddock Demersal 76.1 61
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus Witch Demersal 76.1 44
Lumpenus lampretaeformis Snake Blenny Demersal 71.7 30
Rhinonemus cimbrius Four-bearded Rockling Demersal 67.4 25
Scyliorhinus canicula Lesser Spotted Dogfish Demersal 65.2 76
Pollachius virens Saithe Demersal 58.7 84
Microstomus kitt Lemon Sole Demersal 56.5 34
Scomber scombrus Mackerel Pelagic 50 42
Callionymus maculatus Spotted Dragonet Demersal 47.8 15
Platichthys esus Flounder Demersal 41.3 44
Lophius piscatorius Anglerfish Demersal 39.1 81
Squalus acanthias Spurdog Demersal 39.1 105
Cepola rubescens Red Band-fish Demersal 34.8 59
Trachurus trachurus Horse Mackerel (Scad) Pelagic 32.6 40
Loligo forbesii Long Finned Squid Invertebrate 32.6 50
Alloteuthis subulata Alloteuthis Invertebrate 28.3 15
Zeus faber John Dory Demersal 28.3 36
Conger conger Conger Eel Demersal 26.1 90
Leucoraja naevus Cuckoo Ray Demersal 21.7 58
Cyclopterus lumpus Lumpsucker Demersal 21.7 30
Raja montagui Spotted Ray Demersal 17.4 63
Raja clavata Thornback Ray Demersal 17.4 74
Micromesistius poutassou Blue Whiting Demersal 13 24
Pollachius pollachius Lythe Pollack Demersal 10.9 68
Gaidropsarus vulgaris Three-bearded Rockling Demersal 10.9 22
Argentina silus Greater Argentine Demersal 8.7 24
Lepidorhombus whifiagonis Megrim Demersal 8.7 55
Ciliata mustela Five-bearded Rockling Demersal 6.5 19
Galeorhinus galeus Tope Demersal 6.5 154
Trigla lucerna Tub Gurnard Demersal 6.5 33
Psetta maxima Turbot Demersal 6.5 47
Galeus melastomus Black Mouthed Dogfish Demersal 4.3 23
Scophthalmus rhombus Brill Demersal 4.3 47
Agonus cataphractus Hooknose Demersal 4.3 10
Ommastrephidae Short Finned Squid Invertebrate 4.3 40
Dipturus batis Common Skate Demersal 4.3 65
Buglossidium luteum Solenette Demersal 4.3 15
Gadiculus argenteus thori Silvery Pout Demersal 4.3 9
Ammodytidae Sandeels (unidentified) Pelagic 4.3 20
Engraulis encrasicolus Anchovy Pelagic 2.2 9
Trisopterus luscus Bib Demersal 2.2 14
Raja brachyura Blonde Ray Demersal 2.2 27
Myoxocephalus scorpius Bull Rout Demersal 2.2 25
Cottus gobio Bullhead Demersal 2.2 16
Arnoglossus imperialis Imperial Scaldfish Demersal 2.2 10
Triglops murrayi Moustache Sculpin Demersal 2.2 9
Scyliorhinus stellaris Nurse Hound Demersal 2.2 91
Echiodon drummondi Pearfish Demersal 2.2 8
Trigla lyra Piper Gurnard Demersal 2.2 14
Chelidonichthys cuculus Red Gurnard Demersal 2.2 22
Trigloporus lastoviza Streaked Gurnard Demersal 2.2 30
Taurulus bubalis Sea Scorpion Demersal 2.2 11
Microchirus variegatus Thickback Sole Demersal 2.2 13
Alosa fallax Twaite Shad Demersal 2.2 43
Sepiolidae Bobtail Squids (unidentified) Invertebrate <2 15

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First published: 19 Jun 2012 Last updated: 7 May 2021 -