Poor Cod :- Trisopterus minutus

Irish record  :-  none
Identification ;-  Body very similar to pouting with its three dorsal fins & two anal fins. The body depth to head length
Is less than seen in a pouting eyes tend to be more golden and lacking any vertical bands or strips. The anus is set
Further back and the pelvic fin only reaches the anal vent.

Habitat :–Occurs in deeper water than pouting depths ranging between 30-300m favouring rocky ground to mixed.

Baits :-  Mackerel strip, worms, squid