Rock Gunnel (Pholis gunnellus)

Also known as Butterfish, Crinkly Dick, Nine Eyes, Salt Water Snake, Tansy, Tissy

Description

Also known as Butterfish, Crinkly Dick, Nine Eyes, Salt Water Snake, Tansy, Tissy.

Found over shallow waters of the seashore and in tide pools descending to deeper depths in the winter.
They feed on crustaceans, fish eggs, molluscs and worms.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 0-100m
Widespread North Atlantic

These amphibious fish are often found along the shorelines at low tide breathing air when out of water. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Pholis-gunnellus.html

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