UK Record Weights from rod/line:
MAFF Minimum Size: Shore:
A small brown elongate fish with three barbels on the head and an unusual first dorsal fin which consists of a single first ray followed by a fringe of vibrating rays set in a trench-like depression. There is no fin membrane between the rays in the first dorsal arrangement, but the second dorsal fin is conventional and runs the length of the body.
Other Rockling species occur including the much larger 3-Bearded Rockling, Gaidropsarus vulgaris.
Reports of rocklings can be sent to:
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