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Anarhichas denticulatus Northern wolffish


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lexID:
5430 
AphiaID:
126757 
Scientific:
Anarhichas denticulatus 
German:
Blaue Seewolf, Wasserkatze 
English:
Northern Wolffish 
Category:
Wolffish 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Anarhichadidae (Family) > Anarhichas (Genus) > denticulatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Krøyer, 1845 
Occurrence:
Russland, the North Sea, Arctic Sea, Barents Sea, Canada , Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland, North Atlantic Ocean, Scandinavia, the British Isles, the Faroe Islands, The Shetland Islands (Scotland), West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
60 - 1700 Meter 
Size:
up to 70.87" (180 cm) 
Weight:
20 kg 
Temperature:
- (-2,0°C - 5,00°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Hydrozoa polyps, Invertebrates, Jellyfish, Snails, Starfishs, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-08 19:28:14 

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Krøyer, 1845


Depth: 60 to 900 meters.

Feed on benthic invertebrates like sea gooseberries, medusas, small fishes, also echinoderms, crustaceans and mollusks.

Fisheries: of no interest.

Synonyms:
Anarhichas latifrons Steenstrup & Hallgrimsson, 1876 (synonym)
Lycichthys denticulatus (Krøyer, 1845)
Lycichthys fortidens Gill, 1911
Lycichthys parvodens Lühmann, 1954
Lycichthys paucidens Gill, 1905

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