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Family: Anarhichadidae Wolffishes



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Photo by Svensen, R.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Anarhichas denticulatus Krøyer, 1845

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Anarhichas denticulatus
[Northern wolffish]

Photo by Salesjö, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Anarhichas lupus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Anarhichas lupus
[Atlantic wolffish]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Anarhichas minor Olafsen, 1772

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Anarhichas minor
[Spotted wolffish]

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

North Pacific
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Anarhichas orientalis Pallas, 1814

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Anarhichas orientalis
[Bering wolffish]

Photo by DeCloux, R.

North Pacific
Max. Length 240 cm TL
Anarrhichthys ocellatus Ayres, 1855

Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
[Wolf-eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anarhichas denticulatus Northern wolffish North Atlantic 180 TL 1845
Anarhichas lupus Atlantic wolffish Northeast Atlantic 150 TL 1758
Anarhichas minor Spotted wolffish Northwest Atlantic 180 TL 1772
Anarhichas orientalis Bering wolffish North Pacific 112 TL 1814
Anarrhichthys ocellatus Wolf-eel North Pacific 240 TL 1855



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