In 1980 Portmeirion introduced a range of fisherman’s fish: The Compleat Angler. The paintings were taken from The Compleat Angler – British Fishes, by M J Lydon, published in 1879.
There were seven fish motifs: here are the Great Lake Trout, the Welsh Trout, the Alpine Char, the Gillaroo, the Pike and the Perch.
On the cups are the Gillaroo, the Alpine Char, the Great Lake Trout, the Welsh Trout, the Salmon and the Perch.
The Pike, here on an oval dish, is the seventh fish and not as frequently seen as the other six.
The fish on this 19 inch fish platter is the Salmon.
A sugar pot and a vinegar bottle with the Salmon, as well as a shelldish:
The Compleat Angler also had a beautiful backstamp: