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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Perciformes/Zoarcoidei
Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts
Subfamily: Lycodinae
Genus: Lycodes

(See list of species below)



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64 species
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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Lycodes adolfi Nielsen & Fosså, 1993

Photo by Photo by Wenneck, T.
 
Lycodes adolfi
[Adolf's eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.4 cm SL

 
Lycodes akuugun
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Lycodes albolineatus Andriashev, 1955

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes albolineatus
[Whitebar eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes albonotatus
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes bathybius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35.6 cm SL

 
Lycodes beringi
[Bering eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Lycodes brevipes
[Shortfin eelpout]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Lycodes brunneofasciatus Suvorov, 1935

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes brunneofasciatus
[Tawnystripe eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Lycodes caudimaculatus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Lycodes concolor Gill & Townsend, 1897

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes concolor
[Ebony eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Lycodes cortezianus
[Bigfin eelpout]



North Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Lycodes diapterus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes diapterus
[Black eelpout]



North Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Lycodes esmarkii Collett, 1875

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Lycodes esmarkii
[Greater eelpout]



Arctic
Max. Length 44.5 cm SL
Lycodes eudipleurostictus Jensen, 1902

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Lycodes eudipleurostictus
[Doubleline eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Lycodes fasciatus
[Banded eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Lycodes frigidus
[Glacial eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes fulvus
[]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Lycodes gracilis Sars, 1867

Photo by Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Lycodes gracilis
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes heinemanni
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes hubbsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Lycodes japonicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.6 cm TL

 
Lycodes jenseni
[]



Arctic
Max. Length 21.1 cm SL
Lycodes jugoricus Knipowitsch, 1906

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycodes jugoricus
[Shulupaoluk]



Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Lycodes lavalaei Vladykov & Tremblay, 1936

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycodes lavalaei
[Newfoundland eelpout]



Arctic to Northeast Atlan
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL
Lycodes luetkenii Collett, 1880

Photo by Photo by Wenneck, T.
 
Lycodes luetkenii
[Lütken's eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes macrochir
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes macrolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.3 cm NG

 
Lycodes marisalbi
[White sea eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes matsubarai
[]



Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 37.5 cm SL
Lycodes mcallisteri Møller, 2001

Photo by Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Lycodes mcallisteri
[McAllister's eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.5 cm TL

 
Lycodes microlepidotus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Lycodes microporus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Lycodes mucosus Richardson, 1855

Photo by Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Lycodes mucosus
[Saddled eelpout]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Lycodes nakamurae (Tanaka, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lycodes nakamurae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27.8 cm SL

 
Lycodes nishimurai
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes obscurus
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes ocellatus
[]



North Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Lycodes paamiuti Møller, 2001

Photo by Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Lycodes paamiuti
[Paamiut eelpout]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Lycodes pacificus Collett, 1879

Photo by Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Lycodes pacificus
[Blackbelly eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 51 cm TL

 
Lycodes palearis
[Wattled eelpout]



Circumarctic (Ref. 11954)
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Lycodes pallidus Collett, 1879

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Lycodes pallidus
[Pale eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes paucilepidotus
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes pectoralis
[]



Nearly circumpolar along
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lycodes polaris (Sabine, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Lycodes polaris
[Canadian eelpout]



North Pacific
Max. Length 84 cm FL
Lycodes raridens Taranetz & Andriashev, 1937

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes raridens
[Marbled eelpout]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Lycodes reticulatus Reinhardt, 1835

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Lycodes reticulatus
[Arctic eelpout]



North Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Lycodes rossi Malmgren, 1865

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Lycodes rossi
[Threespot eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes sadoensis
[]



Arctic
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Lycodes sagittarius McAllister, 1976

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycodes sagittarius
[Archer eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Lycodes schmidti
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes semenovi
[]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 51.7 cm TL
Lycodes seminudus Reinhardt, 1837

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Lycodes seminudus
[Longear eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 95 cm FL

 
Lycodes sigmatoides
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 96 cm FL
Lycodes soldatovi Taranetz & Andriashev, 1935

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lycodes soldatovi
[]



Arctic, Northwest to Nort
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Lycodes squamiventer Jensen, 1904

Photo by Photo by Bergmann, M.
 
Lycodes squamiventer
[Scalebelly eelpout]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 91 cm FL
Lycodes tanakae Jordan & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lycodes tanakae
[]
No picture found


 
Lycodes teraoi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45.2 cm TL
Lycodes terraenovae Collett, 1896

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lycodes terraenovae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Lycodes toyamensis
[]



Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lycodes turneri Bean, 1879

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Lycodes turneri
[Polar eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes uschakovi
[]



Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Lycodes vahlii Reinhardt, 1831

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lycodes vahlii
[Vahl's eelpout]
No picture found


 
Lycodes yamatoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Lycodes ygreknotatus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lycodes adolfi Adolf's eelpout Northeast Atlantic 24 SL 1993
Lycodes akuugun Northeast Pacific 32.4 SL 2006
Lycodes albolineatus Whitebar eelpout Northwest Pacific 77 TL 1955
Lycodes albonotatus Northwest Pacific 1934
Lycodes bathybius North Pacific 1950
Lycodes beringi Bering eelpout Northern Pacific 35.6 SL 1935
Lycodes brevipes Shortfin eelpout North Pacific 30 TL 1890
Lycodes brunneofasciatus Tawnystripe eelpout Northwest Pacific 79 TL 1935
Lycodes caudimaculatus Northwest Pacific 22.2 SL 1936
Lycodes concolor Ebony eelpout North Pacific 80 TL 1897
Lycodes cortezianus Bigfin eelpout Eastern Pacific 50 TL 1890
Lycodes diapterus Black eelpout North Pacific 33 TL 1892
Lycodes esmarkii Greater eelpout North Atlantic 75 TL 1875
Lycodes eudipleurostictus Doubleline eelpout Arctic 44.5 SL 1902
Lycodes fasciatus Banded eelpout Northwest Pacific 36 TL 1904
Lycodes frigidus Glacial eelpout Northeast Atlantic 69 TL 1879
Lycodes fulvus Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes gracilis Northeast Atlantic 28 TL 1867
Lycodes heinemanni Northwest Pacific 1916
Lycodes hubbsi Northwest Pacific 1955
Lycodes japonicus Northwest Pacific 12.4 SL 1951
Lycodes jenseni Northwest Pacific 22.6 TL 1935
Lycodes jugoricus Shulupaoluk Arctic 21.1 SL 1906
Lycodes lavalaei Newfoundland eelpout Northwest Atlantic 56 TL 1936
Lycodes luetkenii Lütken's eelpout Arctic to Northeast Atlan 35.5 SL 1880
Lycodes macrochir Northwest Pacific 1937
Lycodes macrolepis Northwest Pacific 1935
Lycodes marisalbi White sea eelpout Arctic and Northeast Atla 21.3 NG 1906
Lycodes matsubarai Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes mcallisteri McAllister's eelpout Northwest Atlantic 37.5 SL 2001
Lycodes microlepidotus Northwest Pacific 34.5 TL 1950
Lycodes microporus Northwest Pacific 27 SL 1983
Lycodes mucosus Saddled eelpout North Pacific 20.4 SL 1855
Lycodes nakamurae Northwest Pacific 27 TL 1914
Lycodes nishimurai Northwest Pacific 27.8 SL 2005
Lycodes obscurus Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes ocellatus Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes paamiuti Paamiut eelpout North Atlantic 24 SL 2001
Lycodes pacificus Blackbelly eelpout Eastern Pacific 46 TL 1879
Lycodes palearis Wattled eelpout North Pacific 51 TL 1896
Lycodes pallidus Pale eelpout Circumarctic (Ref. 11954) 26 TL 1879
Lycodes paucilepidotus Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes pectoralis Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes polaris Canadian eelpout Nearly circumpolar along 25 TL 1824
Lycodes raridens Marbled eelpout North Pacific 84 FL 1937
Lycodes reticulatus Arctic eelpout Western Atlantic 36 TL 1835
Lycodes rossi Threespot eelpout North Atlantic 31 TL 1865
Lycodes sadoensis Northwest Pacific 1980
Lycodes sagittarius Archer eelpout Arctic 27.3 SL 1976
Lycodes schmidti Northwest Pacific 26 TL 1907
Lycodes semenovi Northwest Pacific 1931
Lycodes seminudus Longear eelpout Northeast Atlantic 51.7 TL 1837
Lycodes sigmatoides Northwest Pacific 95 FL 1975
Lycodes soldatovi Northwest Pacific 96 FL 1935
Lycodes squamiventer Scalebelly eelpout Arctic, Northwest to Nort 26 TL 1904
Lycodes tanakae Northwest Pacific 91 FL 1914
Lycodes teraoi Northwest Pacific 1943
Lycodes terraenovae Western Atlantic 45.2 TL 1896
Lycodes toyamensis Northwest Pacific 32.5 SL 1941
Lycodes turneri Polar eelpout Arctic to Northwest Atlan 25 TL 1879
Lycodes uschakovi Northwest Pacific 1931
Lycodes vahlii Vahl's eelpout Arctic to Northwest Atlan 52 TL 1831
Lycodes yamatoi Northwest Pacific 1985
Lycodes ygreknotatus Northwest Pacific 19 TL 1950



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