Archive of: Fish

  • Rye Harbour's Piscivores

    25 November 2021

    Rye Harbour's Piscivores

    November was a great month for animals that eat fish at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • Sussex super-trout

    12 October 2021

    Sussex super-trout

    Charlotte Owen talks about the very different lives of the brown trout and the sea trout - which are the same species.

  • Stickleback

    21 May 2019


    There are many things to fear if you’re a tadpole, but one of the most formidable tadpole predators is the stickleback.

  • Sussex super-trout

    25 November 2018

    Sussex super-trout

    November signals the start of the wild trout spawning season.

  • European eel

    22 June 2018

    European eel

    The amazing life-cycle of the eel

  • Flatfish Friday

    09 August 2017

    Flatfish Friday

    Although there are over 600 species of flatfish found worldwide, we have just a handful of them here in the sea around Sussex

  • Sharks - the world's biggest fish

    28 December 2016

    Sharks - the world's biggest fish

    Sharks have always evoked powerful emotions among humans. It seems to be a love or hate relationship, fuelled by fascination and awe or fear and mistrust respectively.

  • When fish have antlers

    18 April 2016

    When fish have antlers

    Graeme Lyons comes face to face with a tompot blenny

  • The smartest tiddler in the school

    21 November 2015

    The smartest tiddler in the school

    The countryside around Sussex is one big classroom – so help us to ensure that more kids get out and enjoy it - there is so much to be learned.

  • 23 October 2014

    Special Sussex Fish

    Author Fran SouthgateWetlands Officer brown trout / Jack PerksAs the rain falls outside, its not such good weather for us humans any more, but its good weather for ducks, and for some of our

  • 07 September 2014

    05.09.14 Look what the cat dragged in

    Robert Hill sent in this trio of monsters which he (and his cat) has found in his garden. At this time of year our hawk-moth caterpillars have finished feeding and they drop from their chosen foodplants and look for a place to pupate deep in the soil. It's now that

  • 14 January 2014

    Stormy weather