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

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Max. Length 26.7 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys alba
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Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys albeola
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Max. Length 43.8 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys albomaculata
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Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys alta
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Southern Ocean and Atlant
Max. Length 24.8 cm SL
Lycenchelys antarctica Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lycenchelys antarctica
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Max. Length 21.9 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys aratrirostris
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Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys argentina
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Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys aurantiaca
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Max. Length 31.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys bachmanni
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Max. Length 26.6 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys bellingshauseni
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Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys bullisi
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Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys callista
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Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys camchatica
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Lycenchelys chauliodus
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Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys cicatrifer
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm SL
Lycenchelys crotalinus (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycenchelys crotalinus
[Snakehead eelpout]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Lycenchelys fedorovi Anderson & Balanov, 2000

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycenchelys fedorovi
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Max. Length 15.8 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys folletti
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Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys hadrogeneia
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Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys hippopotamus
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Max. Length 26.6 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys hureaui
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Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys imamurai
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Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys incisa
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Lycenchelys jordani (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Lycenchelys jordani
[Shortjaw eelpout]



Arctic, Northwest to Nort
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Lycenchelys kolthoffi Jensen, 1904

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Lycenchelys kolthoffi
[Checkered wolf eel]
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Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys lonchoura
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Max. Length 29.8 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys maculata
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Max. Length 14.0 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys makushok
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Lycenchelys maoriensis
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Max. Length 22.7 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys melanostomias
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Lycenchelys micropora
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Max. Length 24.2 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys monstrosa
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Arctic
Max. Length 22.6 cm SL
Lycenchelys muraena (Collett, 1878)

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Lycenchelys muraena
[Moray wolf eel]
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Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys nanospinata
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Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys nigripalatum
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Lycenchelys novaezealandiae
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Max. Length 16.4 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys parini
[Parin's wolf eelpout]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Lycenchelys paxillus (Goode & Bean, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycenchelys paxillus
[Common wolf eel]
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Max. Length 38.5 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys pearcyi
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Max. Length 15.3 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys pentactina
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Max. Length 19.3 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys pequenoi
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Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys peruana
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Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys platyrhina
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Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys plicifera
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Lycenchelys polyodon
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Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys porifer
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Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys rassi
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Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys ratmanovi
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Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys remissaria
[Shifted wolf eelpout]
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Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys rosea
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Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys ryukyuensis
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North Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lycenchelys sarsii (Collett, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Lycenchelys sarsii
[Sar's wolf eel]
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Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys scaurus
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Max. Length 22.3 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys squamosa
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Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys tohokuensis
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Max. Length 30.4 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys tristichodon
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Max. Length 25.4 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys uschakovi
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lycenchelys verrillii (Goode & Bean, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Lycenchelys verrillii
[Wolf eelpout]
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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys vitiazi
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Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys volki
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Max. Length 24.9 cm SL

 
Lycenchelys wilkesi
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Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Lycenchelys xanthoptera
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lycenchelys alba Northeast Atlantic 26.7 SL 1888
Lycenchelys albeola Northwest Pacific 18.4 SL 1958
Lycenchelys albomaculata Northwest Pacific 43.8 SL 1983
Lycenchelys alta Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL 1985
Lycenchelys antarctica Southern Ocean and Atlant 24.8 SL 1913
Lycenchelys aratrirostris Southern Ocean 21.9 SL 1968
Lycenchelys argentina Southern Ocean 26 TL 1977
Lycenchelys aurantiaca Northwest Pacific 13.6 SL 1998
Lycenchelys bachmanni Southwest Atlantic 31.5 SL 1977
Lycenchelys bellingshauseni Southern Ocean 26.6 SL 1968
Lycenchelys bullisi Western Central Atlantic 17.6 SL 1964
Lycenchelys callista Eastern Pacific 20.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys camchatica North Pacific 14.5 SL 1912
Lycenchelys chauliodus Southeast Pacific 1995
Lycenchelys cicatrifer Eastern Pacific 26.2 SL 1899
Lycenchelys crotalinus Snakehead eelpout Eastern Pacific 42.2 SL 1890
Lycenchelys fedorovi Northwest Pacific 42 TL 2000
Lycenchelys folletti Eastern Central Pacific 15.8 TL 1995
Lycenchelys hadrogeneia Southeast Pacific 18.2 TL 1995
Lycenchelys hippopotamus Northwest Pacific 22.1 SL 1950
Lycenchelys hureaui Southern Ocean 26.6 TL 1979
Lycenchelys imamurai Southeast Pacific 21.2 SL 2006
Lycenchelys incisa Eastern Pacific 24 SL 1899
Lycenchelys jordani Shortjaw eelpout Eastern Pacific 33 SL 1907
Lycenchelys kolthoffi Checkered wolf eel Arctic, Northwest to Nort 23.2 SL 1904
Lycenchelys lonchoura Southeast Pacific 37 TL 1995
Lycenchelys maculata Northwest Pacific 29.8 TL 1985
Lycenchelys makushok Northwest Pacific 14.0 TL 1993
Lycenchelys maoriensis Southwest Pacific 1986
Lycenchelys melanostomias Northwest Pacific 22.7 TL 1983
Lycenchelys micropora North Pacific 1955
Lycenchelys monstrosa Eastern Central Pacific 24.2 SL 1982
Lycenchelys muraena Moray wolf eel Arctic 22.6 SL 1878
Lycenchelys nanospinata Southern Ocean 18.5 SL 1988
Lycenchelys nigripalatum Southern Ocean 28 SL 1979
Lycenchelys novaezealandiae Southwestern Pacific. 2007
Lycenchelys parini Parin's wolf eelpout Northwest Pacific 16.4 TL 1995
Lycenchelys paxillus Common wolf eel Western Atlantic 17.5 SL 1879
Lycenchelys pearcyi Eastern Pacific 38.5 TL 1995
Lycenchelys pentactina Southeast Pacific 15.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys pequenoi Southeast Pacific 19.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys peruana Southeast Pacific 10.5 TL 1995
Lycenchelys platyrhina Arctic 14.6 SL 1902
Lycenchelys plicifera Northwest Pacific 18.8 SL 1955
Lycenchelys polyodon Southwestern Pacific. 2007
Lycenchelys porifer Eastern Pacific 29.9 SL 1890
Lycenchelys rassi North Pacific 22.4 SL 1955
Lycenchelys ratmanovi North Pacific 18.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys remissaria Shifted wolf eelpout Northwest Pacific 21 TL 1995
Lycenchelys rosea North Pacific 23.5 SL 1985
Lycenchelys ryukyuensis Northwest Pacific 17.0 SL 2007
Lycenchelys sarsii Sar's wolf eel North Atlantic 20 TL 1871
Lycenchelys scaurus Eastern Pacific 19.2 SL 1899
Lycenchelys squamosa Northwest Pacific 22.3 SL 1983
Lycenchelys tohokuensis Northwest Pacific 27 SL 2002
Lycenchelys tristichodon Southern Ocean 30.4 SL 1979
Lycenchelys uschakovi Northwest Pacific 25.4 SL 1958
Lycenchelys verrillii Wolf eelpout Western Atlantic 25 TL 1877
Lycenchelys vitiazi Northwest Pacific 8.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys volki North Pacific 20.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys wilkesi Southern Ocean 24.9 SL 1988
Lycenchelys xanthoptera Southern Ocean 27 TL 1991



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