Whiting (Merlanguis merlangus)

Whiting (Merlanguis merlangus)

The heaviest Whiting of 2009 fell to charter skipper Luke Aston out of Carrigaholt

The heaviest Whiting of 2009 fell to charter skipper Luke Aston out of Carrigaholt

Specimen weight: 1.361 kg (3 lbs)
Record: 4 lbs 14.5 ozs, Kenmare Bay, 1981

Three dorsal, two anal fins. Upper jaw the longer; no barbel. Tail-fin not forked. Lateral line a narrow, brown seam. Pinkish brown above, silvery on the sides. Grows to about 6 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Whiting
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