Garfish (Belone belone)

Garfish (Belone belone)

NEW RECORD GARFISH: Stephen O’Neill from Cork with his new record of 1.729 kg taken in Cork Harbour on 28th May 2007

NEW RECORD GARFISH: Stephen O’Neill from Cork with his new record of 1.729 kg taken in Cork Harbour on 28th May 2007

Specimen weight: 1.0 kg (2.205 lbs)
Record: 1.729 kg, Cork Harbour, 2007

Long, slender, sand eel-like fish with a long, toothed, snipe-like bill. Green-backed, silvery-sided. Dorsal and anal fins rather short, both placed far back, not divided up into finlets. Tail-fin forked; pelvic fins on middle of belly. Bones bright green. Grows to over 3 lb.

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