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Blenny or Shanny

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:40 pm
by TimOH
For IKA Competitions, as Blennys are mini species and often hard to tell apart in a photo, a Blenny counts as a single species be it Common, Tompot, Yarrell’s, Portuguese, Montagu’s, Butterfly, Black Faced or other.

Sea Angling Ireland - Boat & Shore Tactics, Irish Record and Specimen sizes http://www.sea-angling-ireland.org/fish ... shanny.htm
More information on the status, distribution, rigs and techniques:
Common http://britishseafishing.co.uk/shanny/
Others http://britishseafishing.co.uk/addition ... ny-species/
Tompot http://britishseafishing.co.uk/addition ... y-species/
The scientific bit from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blennioidei
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