Species in Norwegian Sea
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acantholabrus palloni Scale-rayed wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Acipenser sturio Sturgeon Acipenseridae demersal 3.5 native
Agonus cataphractus Hooknose Agonidae demersal 3.4 native
Alopias vulpinus Thresher Alopiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Alosa alosa Allis shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Alosa fallax Twaite shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Amblyraja hyperborea Arctic skate Rajidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Amblyraja radiata Starry ray Rajidae demersal 4.2 native
Ammodytes marinus Lesser sand-eel Ammodytidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Ammodytes tobianus Small sandeel Ammodytidae demersal 3.1 native
Anarhichas denticulatus Northern wolffish Anarhichadidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Anarhichas lupus Atlantic wolffish Anarhichadidae demersal 3.9 native
Anarhichas minor Spotted wolffish Anarhichadidae demersal 3.6 native
Anguilla anguilla European eel Anguillidae demersal 3.5 native
Anisarchus medius Stout eelblenny Stichaeidae demersal 3.2 native
Aphia minuta Transparent goby Gobiidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Arctozenus risso Spotted barracudina Paralepididae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Argentina silus Greater argentine Argentinidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Argentina sphyraena Argentine Argentinidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Argyropelecus hemigymnus Half-naked hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Argyropelecus olfersii Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Argyrosomus regius Meagre Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Arnoglossus laterna Mediterranean scaldfish Bothidae demersal 3.6 native
Artediellus atlanticus Atlantic hookear sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.4 native
Balistes capriscus Grey triggerfish Balistidae reef-associated 4.1 native
Bathyraja spinicauda Spinytail skate Arhynchobatidae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Belone belone Garfish Belonidae pelagic-oceanic 4.2 native
Benthodesmus simonyi Simony's frostfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Benthosema glaciale Glacier lantern fish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.0 native
Beryx decadactylus Alfonsino Berycidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Boops boops Bogue Sparidae demersal 2.8 native
Boreogadus saida Polar cod Gadidae demersal 3.1 native
Brama brama Atlantic pomfret Bramidae pelagic-neritic 4.1 native
Brosme brosme Cusk Lotidae demersal 3.9 native
Buenia jeffreysii Jeffrey's goby Gobiidae demersal 3.6 native
Callionymus lyra Dragonet Callionymidae demersal 3.3 native
Callionymus maculatus Callionymidae demersal 3.3 native
Callionymus reticulatus Reticulated dragonet Callionymidae demersal 3.3 native
Capros aper Boarfish Caproidae demersal 3.1 native
Careproctus latiosus Broad-mouth tadpole Liparidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Careproctus longipinnis Longfin snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Careproctus moskalevi Moskalev’s tadpole Liparidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Careproctus reinhardti Sea tadpole Liparidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Centrolabrus exoletus Rock cook Labridae reef-associated 3.5 native
Centrolophus niger Rudderfish Centrolophidae bathypelagic 3.9 native
Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark Centrophoridae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Cetorhinus maximus Basking shark Cetorhinidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Chauliodus sloani Sloane's viperfish Stomiidae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Chelidonichthys lucerna Tub gurnard Triglidae demersal 4.0 native
Chelon auratus Golden grey mullet Mugilidae pelagic-neritic 2.8 native
Chelon labrosus Thicklip grey mullet Mugilidae demersal 2.6 native
Chimaera monstrosa Rabbit fish Chimaeridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Chirolophis ascanii Yarrell's blenny Stichaeidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Chlamydoselachus anguineus Frilled shark Chlamydoselachidae bathydemersal 4.2 native
Ciliata mustela Fivebeard rockling Lotidae demersal 3.5 native
Ciliata septentrionalis Northern rockling Lotidae demersal 3.5 native
Clupea harengus Atlantic herring Clupeidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Coelorinchus caelorhincus Hollowsnout grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Conger conger European conger Congridae demersal 4.3 native
Coregonus albula Vendace Salmonidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Coryphaenoides rupestris Roundnose grenadier Macrouridae bathypelagic 3.5 native
Cottunculus microps Polar sculpin Psychrolutidae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Cottus gobio Bullhead Cottidae demersal 3.2 native
Cottus poecilopus Alpine bullhead Cottidae demersal 3.0 native
Crystallogobius linearis Crystal goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Ctenolabrus rupestris Goldsinny-wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.6 native
Cyclopteropsis mcalpini Arctic lumpsucker Cyclopteridae demersal 3.3 native
Cyclopterus lumpus Lumpfish Cyclopteridae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Cyclothone alba Bristlemouth Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Dicentrarchus labrax European seabass Moronidae demersal 3.5 native
Diplecogaster bimaculata Two-spotted clingfish Gobiesocidae demersal 3.4 native
Dipturus batis Blue skate Rajidae demersal 3.5 native
Dipturus nidarosiensis Norwegian skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Dipturus oxyrinchus Longnosed skate Rajidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Echiichthys vipera Lesser weever Trachinidae demersal 4.4 native
Echiodon drummondii Carapidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Enchelyopus cimbrius Fourbeard rockling Lotidae demersal 3.6 native
Entelurus aequoreus Snake pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 3.5 native
Epigonus telescopus Black cardinal fish Epigonidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Esox lucius Northern pike Esocidae demersal 4.1 native
Etmopterus spinax Velvet belly Etmopteridae bathydemersal 4.1 native
Eumicrotremus spinosus Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Cyclopteridae demersal 3.5 native
Eutrigla gurnardus Grey gurnard Triglidae demersal 3.9 native
Gadiculus argenteus Silvery pout Gadidae pelagic-oceanic 3.6 native
Gadiculus thori Gadidae pelagic-oceanic 3.5 native
Gadus morhua Atlantic cod Gadidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Gaidropsarus argentatus Arctic rockling Lotidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus Shore rockling Lotidae demersal 3.5 native
Gaidropsarus vulgaris Three-bearded rockling Lotidae demersal 3.5 native
Galeorhinus galeus Tope shark Triakidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Galeus melastomus Blackmouth catshark Scyliorhinidae demersal 4.2 native
Gasterosteus aculeatus Three-spined stickleback Gasterosteidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus Witch flounder Pleuronectidae demersal 3.2 native
Gobius niger Black goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Gobiusculus flavescens Two-spotted goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Gymnammodytes semisquamatus Smooth sandeel Ammodytidae demersal 2.7 native
Gymnocanthus tricuspis Arctic staghorn sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.5 native
Gymnocephalus cernua Ruffe Percidae demersal 3.3 native
Helicolenus dactylopterus Blackbelly rosefish Sebastidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Hexanchus griseus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Hippoglossoides platessoides American plaice Pleuronectidae demersal 3.7 native
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Atlantic halibut Pleuronectidae demersal 4.0 native
Histrio histrio Sargassumfish Antennariidae reef-associated 3.9 native
Hoplostethus atlanticus Orange roughy Trachichthyidae bathypelagic 4.3 native
Hyperoglyphe perciformis Barrelfish Centrolophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.9 native
Hyperoplus lanceolatus Great sandeel Ammodytidae demersal 4.0 native
Icelus bicornis Twohorn sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.1 native
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin mako Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Labrus bergylta Ballan wrasse Labridae reef-associated 4.0 native
Labrus mixtus Cuckoo wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.9 native
Lamna nasus Porbeagle Lamnidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Lampanyctus macdonaldi Rakery beaconlamp Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Lampris guttatus Opah Lampridae bathypelagic 4.2 native
Lebetus scorpioides Diminutive goby Gobiidae reef-associated 3.2 native
Lepidopus caudatus Silver scabbardfish Trichiuridae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis Megrim Scophthalmidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Leptagonus decagonus Atlantic poacher Agonidae demersal 3.2 native
Leptoclinus maculatus Daubed shanny Stichaeidae demersal 3.3 native
Lesueurigobius friesii Fries's goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Lethenteron camtschaticum Arctic lamprey Petromyzontidae demersal 4.5 native
Leuciscus aspius Asp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Leuciscus idus Ide Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Leuciscus leuciscus Common dace Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Leucoraja circularis Sandy ray Rajidae demersal 3.5 native
Leucoraja fullonica Shagreen ray Rajidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Limanda limanda Common dab Pleuronectidae demersal 3.4 native
Liopsetta glacialis Arctic flounder Pleuronectidae demersal 3.4 native
Liparis liparis Striped seasnail Liparidae demersal 3.6 native
Liparis montagui Montagus seasnail Liparidae demersal 3.5 native
Lipophrys pholis Shanny Blenniidae demersal 3.1 native
Lophius piscatorius Angler Lophiidae bathydemersal 4.4 native
Lota lota Burbot Lotidae demersal 3.8 native
Lumpenus lampretaeformis Snakeblenny Stichaeidae demersal 3.6 native
Luvarus imperialis Luvar Luvaridae pelagic-oceanic 3.8 native
Lycenchelys muraena Moray wolf eel Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Lycenchelys sarsii Sar's wolf eel Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.2 native
Lycodes esmarkii Greater eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.9 native
Lycodes eudipleurostictus Doubleline eelpout Zoarcidae demersal 3.5 native
Lycodes frigidus Glacial eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 4.5 native
Lycodes luetkenii Lütken's eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 4.0 native
Lycodes paamiuti Paamiut eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Lycodes pallidus Pale eelpout Zoarcidae demersal 3.1 native
Lycodes reticulatus Arctic eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.5 questionable
Lycodes rossi Threespot eelpout Zoarcidae demersal 3.5 native
Lycodes seminudus Longear eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Lycodes squamiventer Scalebelly eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Lycodes vahlii Vahl's eelpout Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.4 questionable
Lycodonus flagellicauda Zoarcidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Macrourus berglax Roughhead grenadier Macrouridae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Magnisudis atlantica Duckbill barracudina Paralepididae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Malacocephalus laevis Softhead grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 3.8 native
Mallotus villosus Capelin Osmeridae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Maurolicus muelleri Silvery lightfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 3.0 native
Melanogrammus aeglefinus Haddock Gadidae demersal 4.0 native
Merlangius merlangus Whiting Gadidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Merluccius merluccius European hake Merlucciidae demersal 4.5 native
Micrenophrys lilljeborgii Norway bullhead Cottidae demersal 3.8 native
Micromesistius poutassou Blue whiting Gadidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Microstomus kitt Lemon sole Pleuronectidae demersal 3.2 native
Mola mola Ocean sunfish Molidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Molva dypterygia Blue ling Lotidae demersal 4.5 native
Molva molva Ling Lotidae demersal 4.4 native
Myctophum punctatum Spotted lanternfish Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Myoxocephalus scorpius Shorthorn sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.7 native
Myxine glutinosa Atlantic hagfish Myxinidae demersal 3.4 native
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Carangidae reef-associated 3.4 native
Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel Nemichthyidae bathypelagic 3.4 native
Nerophis lumbriciformis Worm pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 4.0 native
Nerophis ophidion Straightnose pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 4.0 native
Nesiarchus nasutus Black gemfish Gempylidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Notacanthus chemnitzii Snubnosed spiny eel Notacanthidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Notoscopelus kroyeri Lancet fish Myctophidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink salmon Salmonidae demersal 4.5 native
Oncorhynchus keta Chum salmon Salmonidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Osmerus eperlanus European smelt Osmeridae pelagic-neritic 3.5 native
Pagellus bogaraveo Blackspot seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Paralepis coregonoides Sharpchin barracudina Paralepididae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Paraliparis bathybius Black seasnail Liparidae bathydemersal 4.3 native
Perca fluviatilis European perch Percidae demersal 4.2 native
Petromyzon marinus Sea lamprey Petromyzontidae demersal 4.4 native
Pholis gunnellus Rock gunnel Pholidae demersal 3.5 native
Phoxinus phoxinus Eurasian minnow Cyprinidae demersal 3.2 native
Phrynorhombus norvegicus Norwegian topknot Scophthalmidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Phycis blennoides Greater forkbeard Phycidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Platichthys flesus European flounder Pleuronectidae demersal 3.3 native
Pleuronectes platessa European plaice Pleuronectidae demersal 3.2 native
Pollachius pollachius Pollack Gadidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Pollachius virens Saithe Gadidae demersal 4.3 native
Polyprion americanus Wreckfish Polyprionidae demersal 4.1 native
Pomatoschistus microps Common goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Pomatoschistus minutus Sand goby Gobiidae demersal 3.4 native
Pomatoschistus norvegicus Norway goby Gobiidae demersal 3.3 native
Pomatoschistus pictus Painted goby Gobiidae demersal 3.1 native
Prionace glauca Blue shark Carcharhinidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Protomyctophum arcticum Arctic telescope Myctophidae bathypelagic 3.1 native
Psychrolutes subspinosus Psychrolutidae bathydemersal 3.3 native
Pterycombus brama Atlantic fanfish Bramidae pelagic-oceanic 4.1 native
Raja clavata Thornback ray Rajidae demersal 3.8 native
Rajella fyllae Round ray Rajidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Rajella lintea Sailray Rajidae bathydemersal 3.6 native
Raniceps raninus Tadpole fish Gadidae demersal 3.8 native
Ranzania laevis Slender sunfish Molidae pelagic-oceanic 3.7 native
Regalecus glesne King of herrings Regalecidae pelagic-oceanic 3.2 native
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides Greenland halibut Pleuronectidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Rhodichthys melanocephalus Blackhead strainer snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 3.4 native
Rhodichthys regina Threadfin seasnail Liparidae bathydemersal 3.5 native
Rutilus rutilus Roach Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Salmo salar Atlantic salmon Salmonidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Salmo trutta Sea trout Salmonidae pelagic-neritic 3.4 native
Salvelinus alpinus Arctic char Salmonidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Salvelinus fontinalis Brook trout Salmonidae benthopelagic 3.3 introduced
Sardina pilchardus European pilchard Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.1 native
Schedophilus medusophagus Cornish blackfish Centrolophidae pelagic-oceanic 4.0 native
Scomber scombrus Atlantic mackerel Scombridae pelagic-neritic 3.6 native
Scomberesox saurus Atlantic saury Scomberesocidae pelagic-oceanic 3.8 native
Scophthalmus maximus Turbot Scophthalmidae demersal 4.4 native
Scophthalmus rhombus Brill Scophthalmidae demersal 4.4 native
Scyliorhinus canicula Lesser spotted dogfish Scyliorhinidae demersal 3.8 native
Sebastes mentella Beaked redfish Sebastidae bathypelagic 4.1 native
Sebastes norvegicus Golden redfish Sebastidae pelagic-oceanic 4.0 native
Sebastes viviparus Norway redfish Sebastidae demersal 4.0 native
Solea solea Common sole Soleidae demersal 3.2 native
Somniosus microcephalus Greenland shark Somniosidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Sphyraena sphyraena European barracuda Sphyraenidae pelagic-neritic 4.0 native
Spinachia spinachia Sea stickleback Gasterosteidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Spondyliosoma cantharus Black seabream Sparidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Sprattus sprattus European sprat Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 3.0 native
Squalius cephalus Chub Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Squalus acanthias Picked dogfish Squalidae benthopelagic 4.4 native
Stomias boa ferox Stomiidae bathypelagic 3.6 native
Symphodus melops Corkwing wrasse Labridae reef-associated 3.4 native
Syngnathus acus Greater pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 3.3 native
Syngnathus rostellatus Nilsson's pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 3.7 native
Syngnathus typhle Broadnosed pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 4.3 native
Taractes asper Rough pomfret Bramidae pelagic-oceanic 4.3 native
Taractichthys longipinnis Big-scale pomfret Bramidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Taurulus bubalis Longspined bullhead Cottidae demersal 3.6 native
Theragra finnmarchica Norwegian pollock Gadidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Thunnus thynnus Atlantic bluefin tuna Scombridae pelagic-oceanic 4.4 native
Thymallus thymallus Grayling Salmonidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Tinca tinca Tench Cyprinidae demersal 2.8 native
Trachinus draco Greater weever Trachinidae demersal 4.2 native
Trachipterus arcticus Dealfish Trachipteridae bathypelagic 4.5 native
Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Carangidae pelagic-neritic 3.7 native
Triglops murrayi Moustache sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.5 native
Triglops pingelii Ribbed sculpin Cottidae demersal 3.4 native
Trisopterus esmarkii Norway pout Gadidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Trisopterus luscus Pouting Gadidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Trisopterus minutus Poor cod Gadidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Xiphias gladius Swordfish Xiphiidae pelagic-oceanic 4.5 native
Zeugopterus punctatus Topknot Scophthalmidae demersal 4.0 native
Zeus faber John dory Zeidae benthopelagic 4.5 native
Zoarces viviparus Eelpout Zoarcidae demersal 3.5 native
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