The poor cod is a mini-species from the cod family with three dorsal fins and two anal fins. The base of the first anal fin starts beneath the space between the first and second dorsal fins and the upper jaw overlaps the lower.
The rock cook is a small deep-bodied wrasse with thick lips on a small mouth, it’s also known as the small mouth wrasse. The mouth extends to less than half the distance to the eye.
The goldsinny has a fairly slender body with an angled head with a comparatively large mouth. The anal fin has 3 to 4 rays with spines at the anterior and 7 to 8 softer ones to the posterior.
A deep bodied fully scaled wrasse, the corkwing has 3 spines at the front of its anal fin and 8 to 10 softer ones to the rear. The rear edge of the gill cover is sharp and serrated.
A comparatively small member of the sculpin family the long spined sea scorpion has a hard, bony head with a single long spine on the preoperculum.
As its name suggests the greater sandeel has an elongated eel shaped body and is the largest of the European sandeels. Unlike other sandeels the upper jaw is not protrusible and it has a couple of teeth on the roof of the mouth.