Hampshire Museums Service

Vertebrates

Fish

Fish are poorly represented in our collections. Most are preserved in spirit or as mounts. There are some examples of fish prepared by J Cooper, T E Gunn and Ogden Smith in the Hampshire collections.

Common Name Genus/Species Quantity Preserved as
Angler fish Lophius piscatorius (L.) 1 skeletal
Barbel Barbus barbus 1 mount
Blenny, Tompot Parablennius gattorugine (Brunnich) 2 spirit
Bream, Common Abramis brama (L) 1 mount
Butterfish Pholis gunnellus (L.) 2 spirit
Chub Leuciscus cephalus (L.) 4 spirit mount
Dace Leuciscus leuciscus (L.) 1 mount
Dog fish Scyliorhinus canicula (L.) 2 spirit
Eel Anguilla anguilla L. 6 (+ no of juvs) spirit mount
Goby, Rock Gobius paganellus 1 spirit
Goby, two spotted Gobiusculus flavescens (Fab.) 2 spirit
Grey Mullet, Thick-lipped Chelon labrosus (Risso) 1 spirit
Lamprey, Brook Lampetra planeri (Bloch) 1 spirit
Lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus L. 1 spirit
Pike Esox lucius L. 5 mount
Pipefish, Worm Nerophis lumbriciformis (Jenyns) 1 spirit
Plaice Pleuronectes platessa L 1 spirit
Puffer fish Lagocephalus lagocephalus (L.) 1 mount
Rockling, Five-bearded Ciliata mustela (L.) 3 spirit
Sea Scorpion, Long-spined Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen) 6 spirit
Sea Scorpion, Short-spined Myoxocephalus scorpius (L.) 2 spirit
Sea Snail, Montagu’s Liparis montagui (Donovan) 2 spirit
Shanny Lipophrys pholis (L.) 2 spirit
Stickleback, Fifteen-spined Spinachia spinachia (L.) 1 spirit
Stickleback, Three-spined Gasterosteus aculeatus L. 3 spirit
Tench Tinca tinca (L.) 2 mount
Trout, Brown Salmo trutta L. 7 spirit mount
Weever, Lesser Echiichthys viper (Cuvier) 1 spirit
Wrasse, Corkwing Symphodus melops (L.) 2 spirit
Wrasse, Cuckoo Labrus merula L. 1 spirit
Wrasse, Goldsinny Ctenolabrus rupestris (L.) 1 spirit

 
Mounted specimen of a Pike