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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Perciformes/Zoarcoidei
Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts
Subfamily: Zoarcinae
Genus: Zoarces

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Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Zoarces americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Sargent, P.
 
Zoarces americanus
[Ocean pout]
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Max. Length 19.5 cm TL

 
Zoarces andriashevi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.7 cm TL

 
Zoarces elongatus
[]
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Max. Length 31.5 cm TL

 
Zoarces fedorovi
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45.1 cm TL
Zoarces gillii Jordan & Starks, 1905

Photo by Photo by Kim, J.K.
 
Zoarces gillii
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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Zoarces viviparus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Zoarces viviparus
[Eelpout]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Zoarces americanus Ocean pout Northwest Atlantic 110 TL 1801
Zoarces andriashevi Northwest Pacific 19.5 TL 2005
Zoarces elongatus Northwest Pacific 32.7 TL 1868
Zoarces fedorovi Northwestern Pacific 31.5 TL 2007
Zoarces gillii Northwest Pacific 45.1 TL 1905
Zoarces viviparus Eelpout Northeast Atlantic 52 TL 1758



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