Three-bearded Rockling Gaidropsarus vulgaris Length to 50cm. Attractive, well-marked fish. Mostly sublittoral but sometimes found in pools on lower shore. Adult is pinkish-orange, marbled with darker patches; overall, darker above than below. Head has 3 barbels. Widespread and locally common in SW and W only.
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Three-bearded Rockling Gaidropsarus vulgaris Length to 50cm. Attractive, well-marked fish. Mostly sublittoral but sometimes found in pools on lower shore. Adult is pinkish-orange, marbled with darker patches; overall, darker above than below. Head has 3 barbels. Widespread and locally common in SW and W only.

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Date: 25 Oct 2012
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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