Anarhichas denticulatus, Northern wolffish : gamefish

Anarhichas denticulatus Krøyer, 1845

Northern wolffish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Anarhichadidae (Wolffishes)
Etymology: Anarhichas: Greek, anarhichaomai = to climb up.

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

; marino benthopelagico; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); distribuzione batimetrica 60 - 1700 m (Ref. 58426), usually 100 - 900 m.   Polar; 81°N - 43°N, 123°W - 61°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | 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).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 180 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7251); peso massimo pubblicato: 20.0 kg (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

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

Biologia     Glossario (es. 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 Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

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

Pesca: di nessun interesse; Pesce da pesca sportiva: 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).
Trophic Level (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.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (K=0.08-0.10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (78 of 100) .