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    250 ships and some fish on river clyde

    Was watching the 250 ship flotilla on river clyde yesterday.
    And saw some fish swimming near surface, pic in first post
    Anyone know what they are

    29 Comments

    Original Poster

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-KsQJUEd3lOc/U9VA8aj05uI/AAAAAAAAABc/nuFK9j5iSWY/w696-h559-no/fish1.jpg

    Original Poster

    About a foot long
    Edited by: "lumsdot" 27th Jul 2014

    Original Poster

    have seen them before, seem to swim in groups of three or four and feed near surface

    fish and ships, my favourite

    Salmond & Sturgeon?

    Original Poster

    DarkEnergy2012

    Salmond & Sturgeon?



    yep , no doubt swimming in the freedom city

    about a foot across......... so about 5-6 foot long?

    lumsdot

    About a foot across



    A foot across?

    Jeeezus, must be about 6 foot long then

    brilly

    about a foot across......... so about 5-6 foot long?



    great minds X)

    Original Poster

    brilly

    about a foot across......... so about 5-6 foot long?



    a foot long

    lumsdot

    a foot long


    not great whites then

    Original Poster

    think they may be chub, somebody must know

    Original Poster

    http://x1.fjcdn.com/comments/Last+_40548e9b8cf830686368dd7ee845fdb3.jpg

    lumsdot

    think they may be chub, somebody must know



    http://assets3.livebrum.com/images/alexandra-theatre/bbxf/home/roy-chubby-brown.jpg

    they be mullet, thick lipped ones at that

    Careful OP
    http://i908.photobucket.com/albums/ac282/thewongwing101/h38FAC384_zpsc1e14f0c.gif

    Original Poster

    dogflap

    they be mullet, thick lipped ones at that



    thanks, you may be correct, thick lipped mullet, googled it and someone says there is good mullet fishing on the clyde

    https://www.worldseafishing.com/images/features/shore/mullet/mullet_lipped.jpg

    dogflap

    they be mullet, thick lipped ones at that


    ah, of coarse

    Theres already a discussion about it here

    Original Poster

    some of Rods spares must have escaped when he was doing the opening ceremony

    http://horizonte.static.s-mdstrm.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/rod.jpg

    Look a bit like Carp.

    Look like Koi Carp.
    Edited by: "joshp" 27th Jul 2014

    Original Poster

    Poppyj1

    Look a bit like Carp.



    Or barbel which are also in clyde

    Original Poster

    Mullet photo, looks like a good match

    http://www.planetthanet.org/images/2009%20Folder/April%202009/April%205th%202009/Grey%20Mullet%202a.jpg

    barbell are bottom feeders and don't cruise the top and carp dorsals are a lot further forward on their body dude definatley mullet

    Original Poster

    apparently mullet are best smoked, otherwise taste oily,

    don't think I will try catching any, would be an easy meal as was loads

    100% mullet

    106% Wiener Fish!

    they are mullet
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