Fish, Tanks and Ponds

Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

Protected species

Giant goby
Giant goby

Under the Wildlife and Countryside act it is an offence to: Disturb, injure or kill the species on the list below. The area covered is 12 nautical miles or more in some cases from the shore.

  • Allis shad, Alosa alosa
  • Basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus
  • Couch's goby, Gobius couchi
  • Fan mussel, Atrina fragilis
  • Giant goby, Gobius cobitus
  • Ivell's sea anemone, Edwardsia ivelli
  • Lagoon sand shrimp, Gammarus insensibilis
  • Lagoon sandworm, Armandia cirrhosa
  • Lagoon sea slug, Tenellia adspersa
  • Marine hydroid, Clavopsella navis
  • Pink sea fan, Eunicella verrucosa
  • Starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis
  • Sturgeon, Acipenser sturio
  • Tentacled lagoon worm, Alkmaria rominji
  • Trembling sea mat, Victorella pavida

The Sturgeon is protected for 200 nautical miles from the shore.