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Commercial Species

Commercially caught species within the Lyme Bay Reserve are many and diverse. In order of volume from the highest at 600 tonnes per year down to less than a single tonne are: Whelks, Crabs, various Rays, Skates and Flatfish; Cuttlefish, Pollack and Whiting, Bass, Mackerel, Lobster, Mullet, Black Sea Bream and John Dory. Below are some of the specimens caught.
 
Anglerfish
 
Bass
 
Bib
 
Black Seabream
 
Blonde Ray
 
Brill
 
Brown Crab
 
European Eel
 
Gilthead Bream
 
Grey Mullet
 
Grey Gurnard
 
John Dory
 
Lemon Sole
 
Lobster
 
Mackerel
 
Mussels
 
Plaice
 
Pollack
 
Squid
 
Prawn
 
Red Mullet
 
Scallop
 
Small-Eyed Ray
 
Smallspotted Catshark
 
Sole
 
Spider Crab
 
Spotted Ray
 
Starry Ray
 
Thornback Ray
 
Velvet Swimming Crab
 
Whelk
 

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