Minimum Fish Sizes

Boat and Shore

From 1st January 2013

Species Metric Imperial
BASS   (Dicentrarchus   labrax) 36cm 14.2in.
BRILL   (Scophthalmus   rhombus) 30cm 11.8in.
COALFISH   (Pollachius virens) 35cm 13.8in.
COD   (Gadus morhua) 35cm 13.8in.
DAB   (Limanda limanda) 23cm 9.06in.
DOGFISH   – All Species (Scyliorhinidae) 35cm 13.8in.
EEL,   COMMON (Anguilla anguilla) 35cm 13.8in.
EEL,   CONGER (Conger   conger) 58cm 22.8in.
FLOUNDER   (Pleuronectes flesus) 25cm 9.8in.
HADDOCK   (Melanogrammus   aeglefinus) 30cm 11.8in.
HAKE   (Merluccius   merluccius) 30cm 11.8in.
HALIBUT   (Hippoglossus   hippoglossus) 50cm 19.5in.
LING   (Molva   molva)   [Shore caught] 63cm 25.2in.
MACKEREL   (Scomber scombrus) 30cm 11.8in.
MEGRIM   (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis) 25cm 9.8in.
MULLET   – All Species (Mugildae) 30cm 11.8in.
POLLACK   (Pollachius pollachius) 35cm 13.8in.
PLAICE   (Pleuronectes   platessa) 27cm 10.6in.
RAYS   (Raja sp) [Shore caught] [across wings] 35cm 13.8in.
RAYS   (Raja sp) [Boat caught] [across wings] 35cm 13.8in
SEABREAM,   RED (Pagellus bogaraveo) 25cm 9.8in.
SEABREAM,   BLACK (Spondyliosoma cantharus) 23cm 9.05in.
SKATE   (Raja   batis, alba, oxyrinchus sp) 11.35kg 25lbs
SOLE,   LEMON (Microstomus   kitt) 25cm 9.8in.
SOLE,   DOVER (Solea solea) 24cm 9.4in.
TOPE   (Galeorhinus   galeus)> 9.10kg 20lbs
TURBOT   (Scophthalmus   maximus) 30cm 11.8in.
WRASSE   BALLAN (Labrus   bergylta) 25cm 9.8in.
WHITING   (Merlangius   merlangus) 27cm 10.6in.
WITCHES (Glyptocephalus gynoglossus) 28cm 11.0in.
ALL   OTHER SPECIES 20cm 7.9in.
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