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Fish Osteichthyes Lophiiformes

Anguilliformes (Eels)

The eels is a group of elongated fishes ranging from small 5 cm to 4 metres. The majority being predators. Some species of similar shape (like electric and spiny eels) do not belong to the Anguilliformes order. There are about 800 described species in this order.

 

Aulopiformes (Lizardfishes)

Aulopiformes is an order of marine ray-finned fishes sometimes called grinners or lizard fishes. The order is distinct by their common structure of their gill arches. There are about 15 described species of this order.

 

Beryciformes

Beryciformes is an order of ray-finned fishes. There are no distinct characters for this order and some have questioned the relevance of the order. Most species are marine, living at great depths avoiding bright light. There are about 220 described species in this group.

 

Cetomimiformes (Whalefishes)

Cetomimiformes (Whalefishes) is an order of small deep sea fishes. It is also the sister order of the Beryciformes. They are distinct in having very large mouths and highly distensible stomachs. Some species have been found to occur at depths more than 3.500 meters.

 

Clupeiformes (Herrings)

Clupeiformes is an order of fishes that typically lacks the lateral line. The species are often silvery and stream lined. Many have a tendency to form large groups. There are about 300 described species in this group.

 

Gadiformes (Cods)

Gadiformes is an order of ray-finned fishes that includes the cod and its allies. The majority of species are marine living all over the world, but, there also exists a few freshwater species. There are about 475 described species belonging to this order.

 

Gasterosteiformes (Sticklebacks and relatives)

Gasterosteiformes is an order of fishes that includes the sticklebacks and relatives. Instead of scales the body is covered with dermal plates. There are some confusion to the actual taxonomy related to this order. There are about 59 species belonging to this group.

 

Lampriformes (lamprids)


Lampriformes is an order of deep sea fishes such as the crestfishes, oarfish, opahs and ribbonfishes. The scientific name refers to the body shape of the fishes, meaning "shaped like the bright ones". The species are pelagic feeders and are normally found between 100 - 1000 meters depth. There are about 50 living species of this order.

 

Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes)

Lophiiformes or anglerfishes are an order of fish characterized by their special form of predation. From the fish head is a fleshy growth which acts as a lure to attract prey. There are described about 300 species belonging to this order.

 

Myctophiformes (Lanternfishes and Blackchins)

Myctophiformes is an order of ray-finned species consisting of two families: Myctophidae (lanternfishes) and Neoscopelidae (blackchins). The species often have large eyes and mouths. There are about 250 described species belonging to this order.

 

Notacanthiformes (Spiny eels)

Notacanthiformes is an order of deep sea ray-finned fishes, consisting of the families Halosauridae and Notacanthidae (spiny eels). The species are eel like and the caudal fin has disappeared from the species. The Notacanthiformes have a leptocephalous ("glass eel") larval stage. There are about 75 described species belonging to this order.

 

Osmeriformes (Smelts)


Osmeriformes is a broad order of fishes including the species of pike and salmon among many. The name “Osmeriformes” means “smelt-shaped” and, thus, refers to the body-shape of the fishes. There are about 90 described species belonging to this order.

 

Perciformes (Perch-likes)

The Perciformes (sometimes called the Percomorphi or Acanthopteri) is a large order of ray-finned fishes containing about 40% of all bony fishes. Perciformes refer to a perch-like appearance. The order is very various and contains both marine and freshwater species. There are about 7,000 described species belonging to this order.

 

Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes)

Pleuronectiformes is an order of ray-finned fishes characterized by their flat shape. Pleuronectiformes also mean “side-swimmers”. Some species are able to almost disappear on the ocean floor with only their eyes being visible. There are about 400 described species belonging to this order.

 

Saccopharyngiformes (Swallowers and gulpers)

Saccopharyngiformes is an unusual order of fishes. The group mainly consists of deep sea species many with the ability to consume prey larger than themselves. There are about 400 described species belonging to this order.

 

Salmoniformes (Salmons)

Salmoniformes or the Salmons is a small group of fishes with large cultural and economic value. Many species of salmons have a life cycle involving both a feshwater and a saltwater stage. There are about 66 described species belonging to this group.

 

Scorpaeniformes (Mail-cheeked fishes)

Scorpaeniformes is an order of ray-finned fishes also known as the “mail-cheeked” fishes. The species are predators often living of small crustaceans and fishes. There are about 1320 described species belong to this group.

 

Stomiiformes (Stomias-shaped fishes)

Stomiiformes is an order of deep-sea ray-finned fishes and includes for example dragonfishes, lightfishes, loosejaws, marine hatchetfishes and viperfishes. Stomiiformes means “stomias-shaped”. The species can be found all over the world. There are about 400 described species belonging to this order.

serrivomer beaniSerrivomer beanii
(Beans's sawtooth eel)

Scientific name: Serrivomer beanii (Gill & Ryder, 1883)
Popular names: Beans's sawtooth eel
Danish name: Næbål

Family: Serrivomeridae (Sawtooth eels)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 6000 meter (pelagic)
Max. size: ~ 80 cm

 

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synaphobranchus kaupiiSynaphobranchus kaupii
(Kaup's arrowtooth eel)

Scientific name: Synaphobranchus kaupii (Johnson, 1862)
Popular names: Kaup's arrowtooth eel, Gray's Cutthroat, Longnosed Eel, Long-nose Eel, Northern Cutthroat Eel, Slatjaw Cutthroat Eel
Danish name: Spidssnudet dybhavsål

Family: Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Faroes and Iceland to Cape Verde, Nigeria, Namibia and South Africa
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 120 - 4800 meter
Max. size: ~ 100 cm

 

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anotopterus pharaoAnotopterus pharao (Daggertooth)

Scientific name: Anotopterus pharao (Zugmayer, 1911)
Popular names: Daggertooth
Danish name: Dolktandfisk

Family: Anotopteridae (Daggertooth)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites:

Depth: 0 - 5100 meter
Max. size: ~ 100 cm

 

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arctozenus rissoiArctozenus rissoi
(Spotted barracudina)

Scientific name: Arctozenus rissoi (Bonaparte, 1840)
Popular names: Spotted barracudina
Danish name: Rissos laksetobis

Family: Paralepididae (Barracudinas)

Distribution: Worldwide
Capture sites: Davis Strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 2200 meter
Max. size: ~ 30 cm

 

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magnisudis atlanticaMagnisudis atlantica
(Duckbill barracudina)

Scientific name: Magnisudis atlantica (Krøyer 1868)
Popular names: Duckbill barracudina
Danish name: Kort lakstobis

Family: Paralepididae (Barracudinas)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 4750 m (pelagic)
Max. size: ~ 60 cm

 

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scopelosaurus lepidusScopelosaurus lepidus
(Blackfin waryfish)

Scientific name: Scopelosaurus lepidus (Krefft & Maul, 1955)
Popular names: Blackfin waryfish
Danish name: Øglesmelt

Family: Notosudidae (Waryfishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis Strait

Depth: 70 - 1400 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 37 cm

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anoplogaster cornutaAnoplogaster cornuta
(Common fangtooth)

Scientific name: Anoplogaster cornuta (Valenciennes 1833)
Popular names: Common fangtooth
Danish name: Troldfisk

Family: Anoplogastridae (Fangtooth)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Depth: 500 - 5000 meters (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

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Barbourisia rufaBarbourisia rufa
(Velvet whalefish)

Scientific name: Barbourisia rufa (Parr, 1945)
Popular names: Velvet whalefish, Red whalefish
Danish name: Fløjls-hvalfisk

Family: Barbourisiidae (Velvet whalefishes)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites:

Depth: 1200 - 2000 meters (bathydemersal)
Max. size: ~ 39 cm

 

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alosa falaxAlosa falax (Twaite shad)

Scientific name: Alosa falax (Lacepède, 1803)
Popular names: Twaite shad
Danish name: Stavsild

Family: Clupeidae

Distribution:
Capture site: The North Sea

Depth: 0 - ? meter
Max. size: 60 cm / 1.5 kg

 

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antimora rostrataAntimora rostrata
(Blue antimora)

Scientific name: Antimora rostrata (Günther, 1878)
Popular names: Blue antimora, blue hake, violet cod
Danish name: Blå antimora

Family: Moridae (Morid cods)

Distribution: Circumglobal; Except the North Pacific north of 10°N
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 350 - 3000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 75 cm

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arctogadus glacialisArctogadus glacialis
(Arctic cod)

Scientific name: Arctogadus glacialis (Peters, 1872)
Popular names: Arctic cod, polar cod, greenland cod (many popular names are shared with other cod species)
Danish name: Istorsk

Family: Gadiformes (Cods and allies)

Distribution: Arctic and Northeast Atlantic
Capture sites:

Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 33 cm

 

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boreogadus saidaBoreogadus saida (Polar cod)

Scientific name: Boreogadus saida (Lepechin, 1774)
Popular names: Polar cod
Danish name: Polartorsk

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Circumpolar in the Arctic
Depth: 0 - 400 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

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brosme brosmeBrosme brosme (Tusk)

Scientific name: Brosme brosme (Ascanius, 1772)
Popular names: Tusk, cusk, moonfish etc.
Danish name: Brosme

Family: Lotidae (Rocklings)

Distribution: Northeast and Northwest Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 20 - 1000 meter
Max. size: ~ 120 cm / 30 kg

 

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Coryphaenoides brevibarbisCoryphaenoides brevibarbis
(Shortbeard grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides brevibarbis (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Shortbeard grenadier
Danish name: ?

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 1500 - 4700 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 35 cm

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Coryphaenoides guentheriCoryphaenoides guentheri
(Günther's grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides guentheri (Vaillant, 1888)
Popular names: Günther's grenadier
Danish name: Günthers skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 830 - 2800 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 50 cm

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coryphaenoides rupestrisCoryphaenoides rupestris (Roundnose grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides rupestris (Gunnerus 1765)
Popular names: Roundnose grenadier
Danish name: Almindelig skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 180 - 2600 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 150 cm

 

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Enchelyopus cimbriusEnchelyopus cimbrius
(Four-bearded rockling)

Scientific name: Enchelyopus cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Popular names: Four-bearded rockling
Danish name: Firtrådet havkvabbe

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Depth: 20 - 650 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 40 cm

Capture sites: The North Sea

 

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gadus morhua2Gadus morhua
(Atlantic cod)

Scientific name: Gadus morhua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic cod, Haberdine
Danish name: Torsk, Almindelig torsk

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northwest to Northeast Atlantic
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 600 m (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 200 cm / 96 kg

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gadus ogacGadus ogac
(Greenland cod)

Scientific name: Gadus ogac (Richardson, 1836)
Popular names: Greenland cod, Uvak
Danish name: Fjordtorsk, Uvak

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Arctic to Northwest Atlantic, and Northeast Atlantic
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 200 m (demersal)
Max. size: 77 cm

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Gaidropsarus ensisGaidropsarus ensis
(Threadfin rockling)

Scientific name: Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt, 1837)
Popular names: Threadfin rockling
Danish names: Langstrålet arktisk havkvabbe

Family: Lotidae (Rocklings)

Range: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 0 - 2000 meter (epibenthic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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Lepidion equesLepidion eques
(North Atlantic codling)

Scientific name: Lepidion eques (Günther, 1887)
Popular names: North Atlantic codling
Danish name: Blå ridder

Family: Moridae (Morid cods)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 120 - 1900 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 44 cm

 

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macrourus berglaxMacrourus berglax
(Roughhead grenadier)

Scientific name: Macrourus berglax (Lacepède, 1801)
Popular names: Roughhead grenadier
Danish name: Nordlig skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 100 - 3000 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 110 cm

 

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melanogrammus aeglefinusMelanogrammus aeglefinus
(Haddock)

Scientific name: Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Haddock, Kuller
Danish name: Kuller

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northern part of the North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 450 m (demersal)
Max. size: 112 cm / 16.8 kg

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Micromesistius poutassouMicromesistius poutassou
(Blue whiting)

Scientific name: Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)
Popular names: Blue whiting, Couch's whiting
Danish name: Blåhvilling

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 150 - 3000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 50 cm / 830 g

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molva dipterygiaMolva dypterygia
(Blue ling)

Scientific name: Molva dypterygia (Pennant, 1784)
Popular names: Blue ling
Danish name: Byrkelange

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site:

Depth: 150 - 1000 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 155 cm / 30 kg

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molva molvaMolva molva (Common ling)

Scientific name: Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Common ling
Danish name: Lange

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean and the Northwestern part of the Mediterranean
Capture site: Davis strait

Depth: 100 - 1000 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 200 cm / 45 kg

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Nezumia bairdiNezumia bairdi
(Marlin-spike grenadier)

Scientific name: Nezumia bairdi (Goode & Bean, 1877)
Popular names: Marlin-spike grenadier, Common grenadier
Danish name: -

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: Northwest Atlantic
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 10 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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trachyrincus murrayiTrachyrincus murrayi (Roughnose grenadier)

Scientific name: Trachyrincus grenadier (Günther, 1887)
Popular names: Roughnose grenadier
Danish name: Murrays skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean and Southwest Pacific
Depth: 400 - 1600 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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trisopterus esmarkiTrisopterus esmarkii
(Norway pout)

Scientific name: Trisopterus esmarkii (Nilsson, 1855)
Popular names: Norway pout
Danish name: Sperling

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site: Denmark Strait

Depth: 50 - 300 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 35 cm

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gasterosteus aculeatusGasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus
(Three-spined stickleback)

Scientific name: Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Three-spined stickleback, Burnstickle, Common stickleback, European stickleback
Danish name: Tre-pigget hundestejle

Family: Gasterosteidae (Sticklebacks and tubesnouts)

Distribution: Circumpolar in Arctic and temperate regions
Capture site: Lakes in Greenland

Depth: 0 - 100 meter
Max. size: 11 cm

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trachipterus arcticus1Trachipterus arcticus
(Dealfish)

Scientific name: Trachipterus arcticus (Brünnich, 1788)
Popular names: Dealfish, King of the herrings
Danish name: Almindelig vågmær, vågmær

Family: Trachipteridae (Ribbonfishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site:

Depth: 300 - 600 m (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 300 cm

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caulophryne jordaniCaulophryne jordani
(Fanfin angler)

Scientific name: Caulophryne jordani (Good & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Fanfin angler
Danish name: Jordans faneangler

Family: Caulophrynidae (Fanfins)

Distribution: Cirumglobal
Depth: 100 - 1500 meter (bathy- and mesopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

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ceratias holboelliCeratias holboelli
(Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish)

Scientific name: Ceratias holboelli (Krøyer, 1845)
Popular names: Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish
Danish name: Holbølls storangler

Family: Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes)

Distribution:
Capture site: Davis and Denmark strait

Depth: 0 - 4400 m (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 16 cm (male), 120 cm (female)

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chaenophryne longicepsChaenophryne longiceps
(Can-opener smoothdream)

Scientific name: Chaenophryne longiceps (Regan, 1925)
Popular names: Can-opener smoothdream, longhead dreamer
Danish name: Glathovedet mareangler

Family: Oneirodidae (Dreamers)

Distribution: Tropical to temperate parts of all oceans
Capture site: Davis strait

Depth: 500 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 24.5 cm


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cryptosaras couesiCryptopsaras couesi
(Triplewart seadevil)

Scientific name: Cryptopsaras couesi (Gill, 1883)
Popular names: Triplewart seadevil
Danish name: Trevortet storangler

Family: Ceratiidae (Seadevils)

Distribution: Cirumglobal
Depth: 500 - 3000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 45 cm

 

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lophius piscatoriusLophius piscatorius (Angler)

Scientific name: Lophius piscatorius (Zugmayer, 1911)
Popular names: Angler, fishing-frog, frog-fish, seadevil etc.
Danish name: Havtaske

Family: Lophiidae (Goosefishes)

Distribution: Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea
Depth: 20 - 1000 meter
Max. size: ~ 200 cm / 60 kg

 

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lophodolos acenthognathusLophodolos acanthognathus
(Whalehead dreamer)

Scientific name: Lophodolos acanthognathus (Regan, 1925)
Popular names: Whalehead dreamer
Danish name: Højpandet mareangler

Family: Oneirodidae (Dreamers)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Observation site: Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 1050 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 8 cm

 

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benthosema glacialeBenthosema glaciale
(Glacier lantern fish)

Scientific name: Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1837)
Popular names: Glacier lantern fish
Danish name: Isprikfisk

Family: Myctophidae (Lanternfish)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Capture site: XX

Depth: 0 - 1400 meter (pelagic)
Max. size: ~ 12 cm

 

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lampadena speculigeraLampadena speculigera
(Mirror lanternfish)

Scientific name: Lampadena speculigera (Good & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Mirror lanterfish
Danish name: Spejlhalet prikfisk

Family: Myctophidae (Lanternfish)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture site: XXX

Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

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Lampanyctus intricariusLampanyctus intricarius
(Diamondcheek lanternfish)

Scientific name: Lampanyctus intricarius (Tåning, 1928)
Popular names: Diamondcheek lanternfish, Intricate lanternfish
Danish name: Bredhalet prikfisk

Family: Myctophidae (Lanternfishes)

Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 40 - 750 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 20 cm

 

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lampanyctus macdonaldiLampanyctus macdonaldi
(Rakery beaconlamp)

Scientific name: Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Rakery beaconlamp
Danish name: Macdonalds prikfisk

Family: Myctophidae (Lanternfish)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 50 - 1500 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 16 cm

 

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notoscopelus kroeyeriNotoscopelus kroeyeri
(Lancet fish)

Scientific name: Notoscopelus kroeyeri (Malm, 1861)
Popular names: Lancet fish
Danish name: Krøyers prikfisk

Family: Myctophidae (Lanternfish)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: XX

Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 17 cm

 

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Aldrovandia phalacraAldrovandia phalacra
(Hawaiian halosaurid fish)

Scientific name: Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant, 1888)
Popular names: Hawaiian halosaurid fish
Danish name: -

Family: Halosauridae (Halosaurs)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 500 - 2300 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 50 cm


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notacanthus chemnitzNotacanthus chemnitz (Snubnosed spiny eel)

Scientific name: Notacanthus chemnitzii (Bloch, 1788)
Popular names: Snub-nosed spiny eel
Danish name: Chemnitz pigål

Family: Notacanthidae (Deep-sea spiny eels)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 125 - 3300 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 120 cm

 

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polycanthonotus rissoanus1Polyacanthonotus rissoanus
(Smallmouth spiny eel)

Scientific name: Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany, 1857)
Popular names: Smallmouth spiny eel, Shortspine tapirfish
Danish name: Savrygget pigål

Family: Notacanthidae (Deep-sea spiny eels)

Distribution: Near circumglobal
Capture site:

Depth: 500 - 2800 m (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 50 cm

Description



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Alepocephalus agassiziiAlepocephalus agassizii
(Agassiz' slickhead)

Scientific name: Alepocephalus agassizii (Goode & Bean, 1883)
Popular names: Agassiz' slickhead
Danish name: Agassiz glathovedfisk

Family: Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 600 - 2500 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: ~ 79 cm

Description


 

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argentina silusArgentina silus
(Greater argentine)

Scientific name: Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775)
Popular names: Atlantic Argentine, Great Silver Smelt, Greater Argentine, Herring Smelt or Smelt
Danish name: Guldlaks

Family: Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites:

Depth: 140 - 1440 meter
Max. size: ~ 70 cm

 

Description


 

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bathylagus euryopsBathylagus euryops
(Goiter blacksmelt)

Scientific name: Bathylagus euryops (Good & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Goiter blacksmelt
Danish name: Sortsmelt

Family: Bathylagidae (Deep-sea smelts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 500-3200 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

Description


 

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Holtbyrnia anomalaHoltbyrnia anomala
(Bighead searsid)

Scientific name: Holtbyrnia anomala (Krefft, 1980)
Popular names: Bighead searsid
Danish name: Storhovedet skulderlysfisk

Family: Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: west of Iceland to off south-western tip of Ireland, Mauritania, Senegal and Namibia. Elsewhere, tropical and subtropical western Atlantic.
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 700 - 2700 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

Description


 

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holtbyrnia macropsHoltbyrnia macrops
(Bigeye searsid)

Scientific name: Holtbyrnia macrops (Maul, 1957)
Popular names: Bigeye searsid
Danish name: Storøjet skulderlysfisk

Family: Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Denmark Strait, southern Iceland and Bay of Biscay to South Africa
Capture sites: Davis strait

Depth: 100 - 1000 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm


Description



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mallotus villosusMallotus villosus
(Capelin)

Scientific name: Mallotus villosus (Müller, 1776)
Popular names: Capelin, lodde, lodda
Danish name: Lodde

Family: Osmeridae (Smelts)

Distribution: Circumpolar in the Arctic
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 725 m (pelagic-oceanic)
Max. size: 20 cm / 52 g

Description



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xenodermichthys copeiXenodermichthys copei
(Bluntsnout smooth-head)

Scientific name: Xenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884)
Popular names: Bluntsnout smooth-head, Atlantic gymnast, Black slickhead
Danish name: Kortsnudet glathovedfisk

Family: Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)

Distribution: Near circumglobal
Capture site:

Depth: 100 - 2650 meter
Max. size: 31 cm

Description



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ammodytes dubiusAmmodytes dubius
(Northern sand lance)

Scientific name: Ammodytes dubius (Reinhardt, 1837)
Popular names: Northern sand lance, sand eels
Danish name: Nordlig tobis

Family: Ammodytidae (Sand lances)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis Strait and North Sea

Depth: 0 - 100 meter
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

 

Description


 

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anarhichas denticulatusAnarhichas denticulatus
(Northern wolffish)

Scientific name: Anarhichas denticulatus (Reinhardt, 1837)
Popular names: Northern wolffish or rock turbot
Danish name: Blå havkat

Family: Anarhichadidae (Wolffishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Observation site: Davis strait, Denmark Strait

Depth: 60 - 1700 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 180 cm / ~ 20 kg

 

Description


 

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anarhichas lupusAnarhichas lupus
(Atlantic wolffish)

Scientific name: Anarhichas lupus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic wolffish, ocean catfish, seawolf
Danish name: Stribet havkat

Family: Anarhichadidae (Wolffishes)

Distribution: Northeast to northwest Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 0 - 500 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 150 cm / 23 kg

 

Description


 

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anarhichas minorAnarhichas minor
(Spotted wolffish)

Scientific name: Anarhichas minor (Olafsen, 1772)
Popular names: Spotted wolffish
Danish name: Plettet havkat

Family: Anarhichadidae (wolffishes)

Distribution: Northwest and northeast Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis Strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 25-600 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 180 cm / 28 kg

 

Description


 

 

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aphanopus carboAphanopus carbo
(Black scabbardfish)

Scientific name: Aphanopus carbo (Lowe, 1839)
Popular names: Black scabbardfish
Danish name: Sort sabelfisk

Family: Trichiuridae (Cutlassfishes)

Distribution: Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Northeast Pacific
Depth: 200 - 1700 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 110 cm

 

Description


 

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callionymus lyraCallionymus lyra
(Common dragonet)

Scientific name: Callionymus lyra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Common dragonet
Danish name: Stribet fløjfisk

Family: Callionymidae (Dragonets)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic
Capture sites: The North Sea

Depth: 5 - 500 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 30 cm

 

Description



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chiasmodon nigerChiasmodon niger
(Black swallower)

Scientific name: Chiasmodon niger (Johnson, 1864)
Popular names: Black swallower
Danish name: Slughalsfisk

Family: Chiasmodontidae (Snaketooth fishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean, South Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 300 - 2700 meter
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

 

Description


 

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dicentrarchus labraxDicentrarchus labrax (European seabass)

Scientific name: Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: European seabass
Danish name: Bars

Family: Moronidaea (Temperate basses)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea
Capture sites: The North Sea

Depth: 10 - 100 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 100 cm / 12 kg

 

Description



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echiichthys viperaEchiichthys vipera
(Lesser weever)

Scientific name: Echiichthys vipera (Cuvier, 1829)
Popular names: Lesser weever
Danish name: Lille fjæsing

Family: Trachinidae (Weeverfishes)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic
Capture sites: The North Sea

Depth: 0 - 150 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 15 cm

 

Description



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eumesogrammus praecisusEumesogrammus praecisus
(Fourline snakeblenny)

Scientific name: Eumesogrammus praecisus
(Krøyer, 1836)
Popular names: Fourline snakeblenny 
Danish name: Firliniet slimfisk 

Family: Stichaeidae (Pricklebacks)

Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Alaska and North Pacific Ocean 
Capture site: Davis Strait

Depth: 0-400 meter (benthopelagic) 
Max. size: 22 cm


Description


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gymnelus viridisGymnelus viridis
(Fish doctor)

Scientific name: Gymnelus viridis (Fabricius, 1780)
Popular names: Fish doctor
Danish name: Grøn fiskedoktor

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Northeast Pacific
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 300 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

 

Description


 

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leptoclinus maculatusLeptoclinus maculatus
(Daubed shanny)

Scientific name: Leptoclinus maculatus (Fries, 1838)
Popular names: Daubed shanny
Danish name: Plettet langebarn

Family: Stichaeidae (Pricklebacks)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Depth: 15 - 600 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

Description


 

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Lycenchelys kolthoffiLycenchelys kolthoffi
(Checkered wolf eel)

Scientific name: Lycenchelys kolthoffi (Jensen, 1904)
Popular names: Checkered wolf eel, Lycode quadrillée
Danish name: Kolthoffs Ålebrosme, Kolthoffs porebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites:

Depth: 200 - 900 meter
Max. size: ~ 23 cm

 

Description


 

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Lycenchelys muraenaLycenchelys muraena
(Moray wolf eel)

Scientific name: Lycenchelys muraena (Collett, 1878)
Popular names: Moray wolf eel
Danish name: Muræne-porebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis Straits

Depth: 350 - 1700 meter
Max. size: ~ 22.6 cm

 

Description


 

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Lycodes esmarkiiLycodes esmarkii
(Greater eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes esmarkii (Collett, 1875)
Popular names: Greater eelpout
Danish name: Esmarks ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 250 - 1100 meter
Max. size: ~ 75 cm

 

Description


 

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lycodes eudipleurostictusLycodes eudipleurostictus
(Doubleline eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes eudipleurostictus (Jensen, 1902)
Popular names: Doubleline eelpout
Danish name: Dobbeltlinjet ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: Arctic
Capture sites:

Depth: 0 - 1200 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 44.5 cm

Description



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lycodes luetkeniiLycodes luetkenii
(Lütken's eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes luetkenii (Collet, 1880)
Popular names: Lütken's eelpout
Danish name: Lütkens ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: Arctic to Northeast Atlantic. Greenland to Spitsbergen.
Depth: 800-1400 meter (bathydermasal)
Max. size: ~ 35 cm

 

Description


 

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Lycodes paamiutiLycodes paamiuti
(Paamiut eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes paamiuti (Møller, 2001)
Popular names: Paamiut eelpout
Danish name: Paamiuts ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 350 - 1300 meter
Max. size: ~ 24 cm

Description



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lycodes squamiventer2Lycodes squamiventer
(Scalebelly eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes squamiventer (Jensen, 1904)
Popular names: Scalebelly eelpout
Danish name: Bugskællet ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: Arctic, Northwest to Northeast Atlantic: Beaufort Sea, Davis Strait and waters east of Iceland
Capture site:

Depth: 357 - 1808 m (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 26 cm

Description



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lycodes vahliLycodes vahlii
(Vahl's eelpout)

Scientific name: Lycodes vahlii (Reinhardt, 1831)
Popular names: Vahl's eelpout, Checker eelpout
Danish name: Vahls ålebrosme

Family: Zoarcidae (Eelpouts)

Distribution: Arctic to Northwest Atlantic: Canada to Greenland
Capture sites:

Depth: 0 - 1200 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: ~ 52 cm

Description



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scomber scombrusScomber scombrus
(Atlantic mackerel)

Scientific name: Scomber scombrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic mackerel or just mackerel
Danish name: Makrel

Family: Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: North Sea and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (pelagic-neritic)
Max. size: 60 cm / 3.4 kg

 

Description


 

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hippoglossoides platessoidesHippoglossoides platessoides
(American plaice)

Scientific name: Hippoglossoides platessoides (Fabricius, 1780)
Popular names: American plaice or sole
Danish name: Håising

Family: Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis Strait, Denmark Strait and North Sea

Depth: 10 - 3000 meter
Max. size: 83 cm / 6.4 kg

 

Description


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hippoglossus hippoglossusHippoglossus hippoglossus (Atlantic halibut)

Scientific name: Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic halibut
Danish name: Helleflynder

Family: Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 50 - 2000 meter
Max. size: ~ 470 cm /~ 320 kg

 

Description


 

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reinhardtius hippoglossoidesReinhardtius hippoglossoides (Greenland halibut)

Scientific name: Reinhardtius hippoglosoides (Walbaum, 1792)

Popular names: Greenland halibut
Danish name: Hellefisk

Family: Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders)

Distribution: Northern Atlantic Ocean, Northern Pacific Ocean
Depth: 200 - 2000 meter
Max. size: ~ 125 cm / ~ 45 kg

 

Description


 

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Scophthalmus maximus Scophthalmus maximus (Turbot)

Scientific name: Psetta maximus (Lacepède, 1803)
Popular names: Turbot
Danish name: Pighvarre

Family: Scophthalmidae (Turbots)

Depth: 20 - 70 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 100 cm / 25 kg

Capture sites: The North Sea

Description



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eurypharynx pelecanoidesEurypharynx pelecanoides
(Pelican eel)

Scientific name: Eurypharynx pelecanoides (Vaillant, 1882)
Popular names: Pelican eel, gulper eel, pelican gulper
Danish name: Pelikanål

Family: Eurypharyngidae (Gulpers)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Capture sites: Denmark Strait

Depth: 500 - 7600 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 100 cm

 

Description


 

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salvelinus alpinus alpinusSalvelinus alpinus alpinus
(Arctic char)

Scientific name: Salvelinus alpinus alpinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Arctic char, Alpine char
Danish name: Rødding, fjeldørred

Family: Salmonidae (Salmonids)

Distribution: Europe: northern Atlantic southward to southern Norway, also Iceland and southern Greenland.
Capture site: Southern Greenland (Kukulooq river)

Depth: 30 - 70 meter
Max. size: 107 cm / 15 kg

Description



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Phenotypes

A list of the different phenotypes we have seen

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artediellus atlanticusArtediellus atlanticus
(Atlantic hookear sculpin)

Scientific name: Artediellus atlanticus
(Jordan & Evermann, 1898)
Popular names: Atlantic hookear sculpin
Danish name: Atlantisk halvulk 

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: Northwestern and northeastern Atlantic Ocean 
Capture site: Davis Strait

Depth: 35 - 900 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 15 cm

 

Description


 


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asidophoroides monopterygiusAspidophoroides monopterygius (Alligatorfish)

Scientific name: Aspidophoroides monopterygius (Bloch, 1786)
Popular names: Alligatorfish

Family: Agonidae (poachers)

Range: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 20 - 350 meter
Size: ~ 20 cm

 

Description


 

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careproctus micropusCareproctus micropus
(Snailfish)

Scientific name: Careproctus micropus (Günther, 1887)
Popular names: Snailfish
Danish name: Kortfinnet ringbug

Family: Liparidae (Snailfishes)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic: East Greenland, Faeroes Islands and Iceland
Capture site: Davis Strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 100 - 1800 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size:  ?

Description



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careproctus reinhardtiCareproctus reinhardti
(Sea tadpole)

Scientific name: Careproctus reinhardti (Krøyer, 1862)
Popular names: Sea tadpole

Family: Liparidae (snailfishes)

Range: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 75 - 1750 meter
Size: ~ 30 cm

 

Description


 

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Cottunculus micropsCottunculus microps
(Polar sculpin)

Scientific name: Cottunculus microps (Collett, 1875)
Popular names: Polar sculpin, Cotte polaire
Danish name: Almindelig paddeulk, paddeulk

Family: Psychrolutidae (Fatheads)

Distribution: Northwestern and northeastern Atlantic Ocean 
Capture site: Davis Strait

Depth: 165 - 1342 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: ~30 cm

Description



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Cottunculus thomsoniiCottunculus thomsonii
(Pallid sculpin)

Scientific name: Cottunculus thomsonii (Günther, 1882)
Popular names: Pallid sculpin
Danish name:?

Family: Psychrolutidae (Fatheads)

Distribution: Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 100 - 1600 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 43 cm / 1.36 kg

 

Description


We have potentially caught the largest ever documented specimen of 43 cm and 1.359 kg at the west coast of Greenland in the summer 2012.


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cyclopterus lumpusCyclopterus lumpus
(Lumpfish)

Scientific name: Cyclopterus lumpus (Linneaus, 1758)

Popular names: Lumpfish, lumpsucker
Danish name: Almindelig stenbider

Family: Cyclopteridae (Lumpfishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 0 - 800 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 60 cm

 

Description


 

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eumicrotremus spinosusEumicrotremus spinosus (Atlantic spiny lumpsucker)

Scientific name: Eumicrotremus spinosus (Fabricius, 1776)
Popular names: Atlantic spiny lumpsucker
Danish name: Pigget stenbider

Family: Cyclopteridae (Lumpfishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 40 - 400 meter
Max. size: ~ 13 cm

 

Description


 

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Icelus bicornisIcelus bicornis (Twohorn sculpin)

Scientific name: Icelus bicornis (Reinhardt, 1840)
Popular names: Twohorn sculpin
Danish name: Tornulk, Almindelig tornulk

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 930 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 16 cm

Description



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Icelus spatulaIcelus spatula (Spatulate sculpin)

Scientific name: Icelus spatula (Gilbert & Burke, 1912)
Popular names: Spatulate sculpin
Danish name: Spatel-tornulk

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: Arctic to Northwest Atlantic
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 12 - 930 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 21 cm / 160 g

Description


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leptagonus decagonusLeptagonus decagonus
(Atlantic poacher)

Scientific name: Leptagonus decagonus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Popular names: Atlantic poacher
Danish name: Arktisk panserulk

Family: Agonidae (Poachers)

Distribution: Northwest and Northeast Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Northwest Pacific Ocean
Depth: 120 - 900 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

 

Description


 

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Liparis fabriciLiparis fabricii
(Gelatinous snailfish)

Scientific name: Liparis fabricii (Krøyer, 1847)
Popular names: Gelatinous snailfish, Gelatinous seasnail
Danish name: Fabricius ringbug

Family: Liparidae (Snailfishes)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 12 - 1800 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 20 cm

 

Description

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liparis gibbusLiparis gibbus
(Variegated snailfish)

Scientific name: Liparis gibbus (Bean, 1881)
Popular names: Variegated snailfish 
Danish name: Pukkelrygget ringbug

Family: Liparidae (Snailfishes)

Distribution: Arctic, Northwest to Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Northeast Pacific Ocean.
Capture site: Davis Strait

Depth: 0 - 650 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 52 cm

 

Description


 

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Liparis tunicatusLiparis tunicatus
(Kelp snailfish)

Scientific name: Liparis tunicatus (Reinhardt, 1836)
Popular names: Kelp snailfish, Bartail snailfish, Greenland seasnail
Danish name: Grønlandsk ringbug

Family: Liparidae (Snailfishes)

Distribution: Arctic to Northwest Atlantic
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 1 - 620 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 16 cm

 

Description

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Myoxocephalus scorpioidesMyoxocephalus scorpioides
(Arctic sculpin)

Scientific name: Myoxocephalus scorpioides (Fabricius, 1780)
Popular names: Arctic sculpin
Danish name: Falsk ulk

Family: Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads)

Distribution: Arctic waters
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 300 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 22 cm

Description



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myoxocephalus scorpiusMyoxocephalus scorpius (Shorthorn sculpin)

Scientific name: Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Shorthorn sculpin, bull-rout, father-lasher
Danish name: Almindelig ulk

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean
Depth: 0 - 500 meter
Max. size: ~ 60 cm

 

Description


 

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sebastes marinusSebastes marinus
(Golden redfish)

Scientific name: Sebastes marinus (Linneaus, 1758)
Popular names: Golden redfish
Danish name: Gylden rødfisk, stor rødfisk 

Family: Sebastidae

Distribution: Western and eastern North Atlantic Ocean Capture site: Davis Strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 100-1000 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 100 cm

  

Description


 

 

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sebastes mentellaSebastes mentella
(Beaked redfish)

Scientific name: Sebastes mentella (Travin, 1951)
Popular names: Beaked redfish
Danish name: Dybhavsrødfisk

Family: Sebastidae

Distribution: Western and eastern North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis Strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 300-1400 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 58 cm

 

Description


 

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sebastes viviparusSebastes viviparus
(Norway redfish)

Scientific name: Sebastes viviparus (Krøyer, 1845)
Popular names: Norway redfish, Norway haddock, Redfich, Rosefish
Danish name: Lille rødfisk

Family: Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site:

Depth: 50 - 300 m (demersal)
Max. size: 35 cm / 1000 g

Description



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Triglops murrayiTriglops murrayi
(Moustache sculpin)

Scientific name: Triglops murrayi (Günther, 1888)
Popular names: Moustache sculpin
Danish name: Murrays knurulk

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 530 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 20 cm

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Triglops nybeliniTriglops nybelini
(Bigeye sculpin)

Scientific name: Triglops nybelini (Jensen, 1944)
Popular names: Bigeye sculpin
Danish name: Nybelins knurulk

Family: Cottidae (Sculpins)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 70 - 1300 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 20 cm

 

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