Common Name: Atlantic wolffish
Latin Name: Anarhichas lupus
Size/weight: Up to five feet long and 40 pounds; average is 3 feet and 15 pounds.
Range: From Greenland to New Jersey
Habitat: Hard bottoms from near shore down to 500 feet.
Diet: Mollusks, echinoderms and crustaceans.
Predators: Humans, cod and some marine mammals.
Description: Long body that tapers down to a slender tail; blueish grey with irregular vertical bars on its sides. Long dorsal fin and protruding teeth.
Conservation Note: Not listed as threatened or endangered.