UK Record Weights from rod/line:
MAFF Minimum Size: Shore:
A very small flattened fish with a tapered head. A single dorsal fin at the rear of the body opposite the anal fin. Pelvic fins fused into a suction cup. Variable bright colours, notable a bright red, usually but often with two ocellated spots which may be hidden by the pectoral fins. It has a broader head than the similar fish with a duck-billed ridge on the top of the head and without the broad stripe across the head.
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