Gurnard – Red (Aspitrigla cuculus)

Gurnard – Red (Aspitrigla cuculus)

Stefan Rabbitt with his specimen Red Gurnard, 2011

Stefan Rabbitt with his specimen Red Gurnard, 2011

Specimen weight: 0.907kg (2 lbs)
Record: 3 lbs 9.5 oz, Belmullet, 1968

Lateral line crossed by plates which produces a ribbed effect. Intense red; pectorals may have greyish or greenish streaks, but are without a blue border on inner surface; “fingers” not banded. Grows to over 3 lb. Common.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Gurnard - Red
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