Lycodes paamiuti Møller, 2001
Paamiut eelpout
photo by Møller, P.R.

Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  24 cm SL (male/unsexed); 22.2 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 122 - 1450 m
Distribution:  North Atlantic: Nunavut, Davis Strait to the Greenland and Norwegian seas.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 93-107. Mediolateral row of neuromasts present from above anus to caudal fin base. First dorsal fin pterygiophore associated with vertebra 4-5 (rarely 6). Eye large and circular; pupil diameter 2.1-3.6% SL. Nostril tubes short 0.4-1 % SL. Body color uniformly brownish, without crossbars. Predorsal area without scales. Head pores relatively large and not tube-shaped (Ref. 41107).
Biology:  Benthic (Ref. 58426).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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