UK Seas

Discover the wonderful sea creatures that inhabit the UK seas and shores

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UK seas is a guide to the fauna and flora found around UK coasts. While the majority of species are marine, some species are included that are regularly encountered on land by the coast, so you’ll find descriptions of non-marine species such as reptiles, amphibians, insects and plants as well.


Bib (or Pouting)

Trisopterus luscus

Type

Fish

Description

Cod Like, but with a subtle banding down the body.

A shoaling fish that happily swims amongst bathers and divers in shallow water.

Location

Common, especially on south and west coasts. Best Piers: Bangor, Worthing.

Habitat

Subtidal

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