Anarhichas denticulatus, Northern wolffish : gamefish

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Anarhichas denticulatus Krøyer, 1845

Northern wolffish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Anarhichadidae (Wolffishes)
Etymology: Anarhichas: Greek, anarhichaomai = to climb up.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino bentopelgico; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 60 - 1700 m (Ref. 58426), usually 100 - 900 m.   Polar; 81°N - 43°N, 123°W - 61°E

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

North Atlantic: Spitsbergen, Novaya Zemlya, Barents and Norwegian seas, the Shetlands, the Faeroes, Iceland and south-eastern coasts of Greenland; also known occasionally in northern North Sea and Skaggerak and south to Bay of Biscay. Western Atlantic: Arctic, from Prince Patrick Island to Sable Island off Nova Scotia and Grand Banks in Canada (Ref. 7251).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 180 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251); peso máximo publicado: 20.0 kg (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Coloration bluish-black with indistinct spots on the sides. Flesh soft and watery (Ref. 35388).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits offshore waters in midwater; adults also near bottom from 60-970 m, mainly 100-900 m (Ref. 4694). Epibenthic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on sea gooseberries, medusas, small fishes, also echinoderms, crustaceans and mollusks (not so hard-shelled) (Ref. 4694). Spawns at great depths (Ref. 44162).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Barsukov, V.V., 1986. Anarhichadidae. p. 1113-1116. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. volume 3. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 4694)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: sin inters; pesca deportiva: si
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.6 - 7.2, mean 3.4 (based on 687 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5938   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00286 - 0.01390), b=3.20 (3.00 - 3.40), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.67 se; Based on food items.
Generation time: 13.6 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 2 growth studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (K=0.08-0.10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (78 of 100) .