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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts
Subfamily: Lycodinae
Genus: Bothrocara

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North Pacific
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Bothrocara brunneum (Bean, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bothrocara brunneum
[Twoline eelpout]
No picture found

Max. Length 51.5 cm SL

 
Bothrocara elongatum
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 31.8 cm SL
Bothrocara hollandi (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bothrocara hollandi
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North Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Bothrocara molle Bean, 1890

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Bothrocara molle
[Soft eelpout]
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Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Bothrocara nyx
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Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Bothrocara pusillum (Bean, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Bothrocara pusillum
[Alaska eelpout]



Northwest Pacific

Bothrocara soldatovi (Schmidt, 1950)

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Bothrocara soldatovi
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Max. Length 64.5 cm SL

 
Bothrocara tanakae
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bothrocara brunneum Twoline eelpout North Pacific 74 TL 1890
Bothrocara elongatum Eastern Central Pacific 51.5 SL 1899
Bothrocara hollandi Northwest Pacific 31.8 SL 1925
Bothrocara molle Soft eelpout North Pacific 56 TL 1890
Bothrocara nyx Northeast Pacific 21.7 SL 2005
Bothrocara pusillum Alaska eelpout Northeast Pacific 14.5 SL 1890
Bothrocara soldatovi Northwest Pacific 1950
Bothrocara tanakae Northwest Pacific 64.5 SL 1925



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