Now for pictures of real fish, caught recently (2019) from the shore in
Cyprus, each fish picture will enlarge if you click on it and often shows
the lure used to catch it.
Not for the over sensitive non fisher person.
Shore fishing is likely to yield
the following fish in 2019
We hire Poles, rods and equipment here
Locally known as Loutzos – and is commonly known as a European barracuda.
Click these pictures to enlarge them
This is kourkouna and is highly prized locally, it’s ordinary name is
Marbled Spinefood – when catching these it is usual to use a towel to
de-hook as the spines can irritate and cause your hand to swell if pierced.
This is an Amberjack
Barpinocleause in the colloquial
Atlantic lizard fish to everyone else.
Other fish in Cyprus
Eagle ray, Hardyhead silverside,
Thresher, Mediterranean Scaldfish and Spearfish, rough tailed Stingray,
Dogtooth grouper, Picarel, Forkbeard, the common Sole, Bogue, the
shortnose greeneye, bluefish, black goby, devil fish, trachinus drako the
greeter weaver, tope shark, hammerhead, 2 banded sea bream, squid,
callionymus, white trevally, little tanny, picked dogfish, armed gurnard,
flathead mullet, blue runner, swallow tailed sea perch, chub mackerel,
marbled spinefood, frigate mackerel, Europaean sea bass, derbio, common
Pandora, stargazer, conger, hake, John Dory and now has arrived through the
Suez canal apparently the silver stripe Blaasop who is a poisonous delicacy
and has no predators except us