Shorthorn sculpin

Shorthorn sculpin

Projects Myoxocephalus scorpius Shorthorn sculpins can reach up to 79 cm size in very cold waters but as the waters get warmer they get smaller. Maximum size around Iceland is about 40 cm. Distribution The shorthorn sculpin is a shallow water fish, as seashore anglers...
Norway redfish

Norway redfish

Projects Sebastes viviparus Distribution This species found on the continental shelf in the North-eastern Atlantic, from the Barents Sea to Iceland. It is common in the warmer waters off southern and western Iceland. It also occurs in the north but is rather rare....
Lumpfish

Lumpfish

Projects Cyclopterus lumpus The lumpsucker is a thick, ungainly, almost ball-shaped fish. The females are much larger, or usually from 35 to 55 cm long, but can reach up to 60 cm; the males are usually 28 to 40 cm long. Lumpsuckers grow rapidly and can become mature...
Golden redfish

Golden redfish

Projects Sebates norvegicus The golden redfish is one of the most common and commercially important fish in Icelandic waters. It is commonly from 35 to 40 cm long in catches, but exceptionally large individuals of up to 100 cm and 15 kg have been measured. ...

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