Wolf eelpout

The Wolf eelpout lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 46 - 1100 m environment.

The wolf eelpout is a bottom dweller. Unlike most fish, they do not have a swim bladder. At this latitude, they are only found in deep water where the temperature range is similar to that of shallower, northern waters where they are commonly found. More

Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina wolf eelpouts exist in enormous numbers 1000 meters depth on the continental slope, feeding on rich supplies of clams and crustaceans in the muddy bottom... More

Common names

Lycode à tête longue in French (français)
Wolf eelpout in English
真蛇綿鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
真蛇绵鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Zoarcidae
Genus : Lycenchelys
Species : Lycenchelys verrillii
Authority : Goode and Bean, 1877