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Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aiakas kreffti Southwest Atlantic 30.1 SL 1977
Aiakas zinorum Southwest Atlantic 8.7 SL 1991
Andriashevia aptera Northwest Pacific 19.3 SL 1978
Argentinolycus elongatus Southwest Atlantic 14.7 SL 1898
Austrolycus depressiceps Southeast Pacific and Sou 57 TL 1913
Austrolycus laticinctus Southwest Atlantic 82.4 TL 1895
Barbapellis pterygalces Moose eelpout Southern Ocean 20.4 TL 2012
Bellingshausenia olasoi Antarctic 28 SL 2009
Bentartia cinerea Atlantic 33.2 SL 2010
Bilabria gigantea Northwest Pacific 31.3 SL 2008
Bilabria ornata Northwest Pacific 19.8 SL 1922
Bothrocara brunneum Twoline eelpout North Pacific 74 TL 1890
Bothrocara elongatum Eastern Central Pacific 51.5 SL 1899
Bothrocara hollandi Northwest Pacific 31.8 SL 1925
Bothrocara molle Soft eelpout North Pacific 56 TL 1890
Bothrocara nyx Northeast Pacific 21.7 SL 2005
Bothrocara pusillum Alaska eelpout Northeast Pacific 14.5 SL 1890
Bothrocara soldatovi Northwest Pacific 1950
Bothrocara tanakae Northwest Pacific 64.5 SL 1925
Bothrocarina microcephala Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1938
Bothrocarina nigrocaudata Northwest Pacific 45 TL 1935
Crossostomus chilensis Southeast Pacific and Sou 22 SL 1913
Crossostomus fasciatus Southwest Atlantic 33.5 SL 1905
Dadyanos insignis Southwest Atlantic 22.8 SL 1898
Davidijordania brachyrhyncha Northwest Pacific 14.6 SL 1904
Davidijordania jordaniana Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1936
Davidijordania lacertina Northwest Pacific 1910
Davidijordania poecilimon Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1902
Davidijordania yabei Northwest Pacific 15.7 SL 2008
Derepodichthys alepidotus Cuskpout Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1896
Dieidolycus adocetus Western Central Pacific 1994
Dieidolycus gosztonyii Southeast Pacific 1998
Dieidolycus leptodermatus Southern Ocean 16.6 TL 1988
Ericandersonia sagamia Northwest Pacific 21.4 SL 2006
Eucryphycus californicus Persimmon eelpout Eastern Central Pacific 22 TL 1911
Eulophias koreanus Northwest Pacific 16.1 SL 2012
Eulophias owashii Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1954
Eulophias tanneri Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1902
Exechodontes daidaleus Western Atlantic 10 SL 1977
Gosztonyia antarctica Antarctica 30 SL 2009
Gymnelopsis brashnikovi Northwest Pacific 9.7 SL 1922
Gymnelopsis brevifenestrata Northwest Pacific 8.9 SL 1982
Gymnelopsis humilis Northwest Pacific 2003
Gymnelopsis ocellata Northwest Pacific 13.4 SL 1922
Gymnelopsis ochotensis Northwest Pacific 25.2 SL 1931
Gymnelus andersoni Arctic 14 TL 1998
Gymnelus diporus Northwest Pacific 10.7 TL 2000
Gymnelus gracilis Northwest Pacific 8.2 TL 2000
Gymnelus hemifasciatus Halfbarred pout Arctic 10.5 SL 1937
Gymnelus obscurus North Pacific 15.6 TL 2000
Gymnelus pauciporus Northwest Pacific 13.6 SL 1982
Gymnelus popovi Aleutian pout North Pacific 10 SL 1935
Gymnelus retrodorsalis Aurora unernak Arctic to Northeast Atlan 14 TL 1913
Gymnelus soldatovi Northwest Pacific 11.1 TL 2000
Gymnelus taeniatus Northeast Atlantic 1999
Gymnelus viridis Fish doctor Arctic 56 TL 1780
Hadropareia middendorffii Northwest Pacific 17.8 SL 1904
Hadropareia semisquamata Northwest Pacific 13.7 SL 1989
Hadropogonichthys lindbergi Northwest Pacific 37 TL 1982
Iluocoetes fimbriatus Southeast Pacific and Sou 35.6 TL 1842
Japonolycodes abei Northwest Pacific 1936
Krusensterniella maculata Northwest Pacific 14 TL 1938
Krusensterniella multispinosa Northwest Pacific 12.5 SL 1922
Krusensterniella notabilis Northwest Pacific 1904
Krusensterniella pavlovskii Northwest Pacific 12.4 SL 1955
Letholycus magellanicus Southwest Atlantic 15 SL 1988
Letholycus microphthalmus Southwest Atlantic 9 SL 1937
Leucogrammolycus brychios White-line eelpout Southwest Atlantic 20.5 SL 2008
Lycenchelys alba Northeast Atlantic 26.7 SL 1888
Lycenchelys albeola Northwest Pacific 18.4 SL 1958
Lycenchelys albomaculata Northwest Pacific 43.8 SL 1983
Lycenchelys alta Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL 1985
Lycenchelys antarctica Southern Ocean and Atlant 24.8 SL 1913
Lycenchelys aratrirostris Southern Ocean 21.9 SL 1968
Lycenchelys argentina Southern Ocean 26 TL 1977
Lycenchelys aurantiaca Northwest Pacific 13.6 SL 1998
Lycenchelys bachmanni Southwest Atlantic 31.5 SL 1977
Lycenchelys bellingshauseni Southern Ocean 26.6 SL 1968
Lycenchelys bullisi Western Central Atlantic 17.6 SL 1964
Lycenchelys callista Eastern Pacific 20.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys camchatica North Pacific 14.5 SL 1912
Lycenchelys chauliodus Southeast Pacific 1995
Lycenchelys cicatrifer Eastern Pacific 26.2 SL 1899
Lycenchelys crotalinus Snakehead eelpout Eastern Pacific 42.2 SL 1890
Lycenchelys fedorovi Northwest Pacific 42 TL 2000
Lycenchelys folletti Eastern Central Pacific 15.8 TL 1995
Lycenchelys hadrogeneia Southeast Pacific 18.2 TL 1995
Lycenchelys hippopotamus Northwest Pacific 22.1 SL 1950
Lycenchelys hureaui Southern Ocean 26.6 TL 1979
Lycenchelys imamurai Southeast Pacific 21.2 SL 2006
Lycenchelys incisa Eastern Pacific 24 SL 1899
Lycenchelys jordani Shortjaw eelpout Eastern Pacific 33 SL 1907
Lycenchelys kolthoffi Checkered wolf eel Arctic, Northwest to Nort 23.2 SL 1904
Lycenchelys lonchoura Southeast Pacific 37 TL 1995
Lycenchelys maculata Northwest Pacific 29.8 TL 1985
Lycenchelys makushok Northwest Pacific 14.0 TL 1993
Lycenchelys maoriensis Southwest Pacific 1986
Lycenchelys melanostomias Northwest Pacific 22.7 TL 1983
Lycenchelys micropora North Pacific 1955
Lycenchelys monstrosa Eastern Central Pacific 24.2 SL 1982
Lycenchelys muraena Moray wolf eel Arctic 22.6 SL 1878
Lycenchelys nanospinata Southern Ocean 18.5 SL 1988
Lycenchelys nigripalatum Southern Ocean 28 SL 1979
Lycenchelys novaezealandiae Southwestern Pacific. 2007
Lycenchelys parini Parin's wolf eelpout Northwest Pacific 16.4 TL 1995
Lycenchelys paxillus Common wolf eel Western Atlantic 17.5 SL 1879
Lycenchelys pearcyi Eastern Pacific 38.5 TL 1995
Lycenchelys pentactina Southeast Pacific 15.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys pequenoi Southeast Pacific 19.3 TL 1995
Lycenchelys peruana Southeast Pacific 10.5 TL 1995
Lycenchelys platyrhina Arctic 14.6 SL 1902
Lycenchelys plicifera Northwest Pacific 18.8 SL 1955
Lycenchelys polyodon Southwestern Pacific. 2007
Lycenchelys porifer Eastern Pacific 29.9 SL 1890
Lycenchelys rassi North Pacific 22.4 SL 1955
Lycenchelys ratmanovi North Pacific 18.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys remissaria Shifted wolf eelpout Northwest Pacific 21 TL 1995
Lycenchelys rosea North Pacific 23.5 SL 1985
Lycenchelys ryukyuensis Northwest Pacific 17.0 SL 2007
Lycenchelys sarsii Sar's wolf eel North Atlantic 20 TL 1871
Lycenchelys scaurus Eastern Pacific 19.2 SL 1899
Lycenchelys squamosa Northwest Pacific 22.3 SL 1983
Lycenchelys tohokuensis Northwest Pacific 27 SL 2002
Lycenchelys tristichodon Southern Ocean 30.4 SL 1979
Lycenchelys uschakovi Northwest Pacific 25.4 SL 1958
Lycenchelys verrillii Wolf eelpout Western Atlantic 25 TL 1877
Lycenchelys vitiazi Northwest Pacific 8.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys volki North Pacific 20.5 SL 1955
Lycenchelys wilkesi Southern Ocean 24.9 SL 1988
Lycenchelys xanthoptera Southern Ocean 27 TL 1991
Lycodapus antarcticus Southern Ocean 22.5 TL 1982
Lycodapus australis Southeast Pacific 8.6 SL 1937
Lycodapus derjugini Northwest Pacific 12.3 SL 1935
Lycodapus dermatinus Eastern Pacific 8.9 SL 1896
Lycodapus endemoscotus Deepwater slipskin Western Pacific 12.4 SL 1978
Lycodapus fierasfer Blackmouth eelpout Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1890
Lycodapus leptus Slender eelpout Northeast Pacific 9.9 SL 1981
Lycodapus mandibularis Pallid eelpout Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1915
Lycodapus microchir Northwest Pacific 7.7 SL 1950
Lycodapus pachysoma Stout slipskin Northeast Pacific 20 TL 1978
Lycodapus parviceps Smallhead eelpout Northeast Pacific 9.8 SL 1896
Lycodapus poecilus North Pacific 9.4 SL 1981
Lycodapus psarostomatus Specklemouth eelpout Eastern Pacific 13.4 SL 1981
Lycodes adolfi Adolf's eelpout Northeast Atlantic 24 NG 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 Northeast Atlantic 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
Lycodichthys antarcticus Southern Ocean 24 TL 1911
Lycodichthys dearborni Southern Ocean 23 TL 1962
Lycodonus flagellicauda Northeast Atlantic 19.9 SL 1902
Lycodonus malvinensis Southwest Atlantic 19.6 SL 1981
Lycodonus mirabilis Chevron scutepout Northwest Atlantic 30.2 SL 1883
Lycodonus vermiformis Southeast Atlantic 26.8 SL 1927
Lycogrammoides schmidti Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1928
Lyconema barbatum Bearded eelpout Eastern Pacific 17 TL 1896
Lycozoarces regani Northwest Pacific 15.2 SL 1933
Magadanichthys skopetsi Northwest Pacific 11.6 SL 2004
Maynea puncta Southeast Pacific 28.2 SL 1842
Melanostigma atlanticum Atlantic soft pout Northwest Atlantic 15 TL 1952
Melanostigma bathium Southeast Pacific 11.4 TL 1965
Melanostigma gelatinosum Limp eelpout Circumglobal. 29 TL 1881
Melanostigma inexpectatum Western Central Pacific 10.1 SL 1977
Melanostigma kharini South Pacific Ocean 16.4 TL 2018
Melanostigma orientale Northwest Pacific 1971
Melanostigma pammelas Midwater eelpout Northeast Pacific 11 TL 1896
Melanostigma vitiazi Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1980
Nalbantichthys elongatus North Pacific 13.5 SL 1967
Neozoarces pulcher Tape blenny Northwest Pacific 16 TL 1881
Neozoarces steindachneri Northwest Pacific 11 TL 1902
Notolycodes schmidti Southwest Atlantic 38.6 SL 1977
Oidiphorus brevis Southwest Atlantic 11.5 SL 1937
Oidiphorus mcallisteri Southern Ocean 11.1 TL 1988
Opaeophacus acrogeneius North Pacific 15.3 SL 1984
Ophthalmolycus amberensis Southern Ocean 35 TL 1977
Ophthalmolycus andersoni Antarctic Ocean 26.3 SL 2009
Ophthalmolycus bothriocephalus Southern Ocean 18.3 TL 1912
Ophthalmolycus campbellensis Southwest Pacific 15.7 SL 1986
Ophthalmolycus chilensis Southeast Pacific 27.1 SL 1992
Ophthalmolycus conorhynchus Eastern Central Pacific 23 SL 1899
Ophthalmolycus eastmani Southern Ocean 36.9 SL 2011
Ophthalmolycus macrops Southeast Pacific 14.6 SL 1880
Ophthalmolycus polylepis Antarctica 30 SL 2011
Pachycara alepidotum Southwest Atlantic 28.2 SL 2006
Pachycara andersoni Anderson's eelpout Western Indian Ocean 25 SL 2003
Pachycara arabica Arabian eelpout Western Indian Ocean 30.4 SL 2003
Pachycara brachycephalum Southern Ocean 36 TL 1912
Pachycara bulbiceps Snubnose eelpout Northeast Pacific 51.5 TL 1899
Pachycara caribbaeum Caribbean Sea 19.9 SL 2016
Pachycara cousinsi Southern Indian Ocean 41 SL 2007
Pachycara crassiceps Eastern Atlantic 54 TL 1916



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