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Anarhichas lupus


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lexID:
3307 
AphiaID:
126758 
Scientific:
Anarhichas lupus 
German:
Gestreifter Seewolf - Steinbeißer - Katfisch 
English:
Atlantic Wolffish 
Category:
Poisson-Loups 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Anarhichadidae (Family) > Anarhichas (Genus) > lupus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Atlantique Est, îles britanniques, littoraux européens, Mer Baltique, Mer du Nord, USA 
Sea depth:
60 - 1700 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 150cm 
Weight:
23,6 kg 
Temperature:
14°C - 18°C 
Food:
crabes, crustacés, éperlans, étoiles de mer, homard, langoustes, moules, oursin, tourteaux 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-08-27 23:44:09 

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Linnaeus, 1758

Distribution:
Northeast Atlantic: Spitsbergen southward to White Sea, Scandinavian coasts, North Sea, the British Isles, also Iceland and south-eastern coasts of Greenland. Northwest Atlantic: southern Labrador in Canada and western Greenland to Cape Cod in Massachusetts, USA; rarely to New Jersey, USA.
Elsewhere in the Baltic Sea (east to Rügen and Bornholm Islands), Bay of Biscay and northwestern Mediterranean (Gulf of Genoa).

Biology:
Inhabit rocky bottoms, sometimes over sand or mud, from 1-500 m.
Benthic, feeds on fishes , hard-shelled mollusks, crabs, lobsters, sea urchins and other echinoderms.
Solitary in habit. Marketed fresh and frozen; eaten steamed, fried, broiled, boiled, microwaved and baked.

Synonymised taxa:
Anarhichas lupus marisalbi Barsukov, 1956
Anarhichas strigosus Gmelin, 1789
Anarhichas vomerinus Agassiz, 1867
Anarrhichas vomerinus Agassiz, 1867 (misspelling)

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