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1902 Excerpt: ...Fishes, vol. I., p. 208, PI. LXI., Fig. 1.) (Fish.
Mus., Zool. Dep., Univ. Coll., Liverpool.) Local Name,
"Butterfish." This common little fish extends from Iceland and
Greenland to the shores of France. It is abundant all round our
coasts in shore pools, and under stones between tide marks. It is
also sometimes caught in our shrimp nets. We have it commonly at
Port Erin and elsewhere in Isle of Man, Menai Straits, north coast
of Anglesey, North Wales, and Piel in the Barrow Channel.
Enchelyopus V1v1parus (Linn.)--Viviparous Blenny. (See Zoarces
viviparus, Day's British Fishes, vol. I., p. 211, PI. LXI., Fig.
2.) This fish ranges from Scandinavia to the south of Europe. It
seems commoner on the Scottish coast than here, but has been
recorded from Co. Down, on the Irish side of our district. We have
not yet found it in Lancashire, but it occurs on the Welsh coast--"
Holyhead and Barmouth common" (Eyton); and Professor White tells us
that he has seen "one or two specimens" at the Menai Straits.
Family Ather1n1de. Ather1na Presbyter, Cuv.--Atherine. (Day's
British Fishes, vol. I., p. 225, PI. LXV., Fig. 1.) This is a
southern form ranging to the Mediterranean, but probably not
further north than Scotland. It is found in Co. Down and other
localities on the western side of our district and, Professor White
tells us, he has had it from the Menai Straits. Family Mug1l1d/e.
Mug1l Chelo, Cuv.--Lesser Grey Mullet. (Day's British Fishes, vol.
I., p. 232, PI. LXVII.) (Fish. Mus., Zool. Dep., Univ. Coll.,
Liverpool.) Local Name, "Mullet." This f1sh has a wide range, from
Scandinavia to the Mediterranean and Madeira. It is gregarious, and
is especially abundant in estuaries. It is found and fished for
throughout our district. It i...
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