Lycodes luetkenii Collett, 1880
L├╝tken's eelpout
Lycodes luetkenii
photo by Wenneck, T.

Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  35.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 112 - 1463 m
Distribution:  Arctic to Northeast Atlantic: Nunavut (Ref. 58426), Greenland to Spitsbergen.
Biology:  Found over mud bottoms (Ref. 4965). Benthic; feeds on invertebrates and fishes (Ref. 58426). The holotype was known to contain a species of Cottunculus and another fish (Ref. 4965).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.02.98
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.03.19

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