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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts
Subfamily: Lycodinae
Genus: Bothrocara

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Bothrocara brunneum (Bean, 1890)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bothrocara brunneum
[Twoline eelpout]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 51.5 cm SL

 
Bothrocara elongatum
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 31.8 cm SL
Bothrocara hollandi (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bothrocara hollandi
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Bothrocara molle Bean, 1890

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Bothrocara molle
[Soft eelpout]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Bothrocara nyx
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Bothrocara pusillum (Bean, 1890)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Bothrocara pusillum
[Alaska eelpout]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific

Bothrocara soldatovi (Schmidt, 1950)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bothrocara soldatovi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 64.5 cm SL

 
Bothrocara tanakae
[]
8 Species of Family Zoarcidae with Genus Bothrocara
(Eelpouts)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1890 Bothrocara brunneum Twoline eelpout North Pacific 72 TL
1899 Bothrocara elongatum Eastern Central Pacific 51.5 SL
1925 Bothrocara hollandi Northwest Pacific 31.8 SL
1890 Bothrocara molle Soft eelpout North Pacific 56 TL
2005 Bothrocara nyx Northeast Pacific 21.7 SL
1890 Bothrocara pusillum Alaska eelpout Northeast Pacific 14.5 SL
1950 Bothrocara soldatovi Northwest Pacific
1925 Bothrocara tanakae Northwest Pacific 64.5 SL



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