The Bib is a member of the cod family that is often encounted
in Cornish waters, particularly in and around wrecks. It can be
recognised by its single barb, tall body and usually has
Large shoals are often seen on the
Coroni River River and
Petersen in Falmouth Bay and the
(Train Wreck) off St. Ives. Smaller specimens are often
found over sand bordering rocky shores from 3m down.
Feeds mainly on small shrimp, squid and fish.
Maximum length about 41cm (16~ inches)
Shoal of small bib on
Rock island Bridge.