Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Zoarcidae > Lycodes > Lycodes vahlii

Lycodes vahlii (Vahl's eelpout; Checker eelpout)

Synonyms: Lycodes vahli; Lycodes vahlii maculatus; Lycodes zoarchus
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Saguenay - St. Lawrence Marine Park National Marine Conservation Area II 310822 Canada

Prey / Diet

Brosme brosme (Tusk)[1]
Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Halibut)[1]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[1]
Molva molva (Ling)[1]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[1]
Yoldiella solidula[1]


Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate)[1]
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)[2]
Erignathus barbatus (Bearded Seal)[1]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[1]
Lophius piscatorius (Monkfish)[1]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[1]
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)[1]
Molva molva (Ling)[1]
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)[1]
Pollachius pollachius (Pollock)[1]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[1]
Pusa hispida (Ringed Seal)[1]
Scophthalmus maximus (Turbot)[1]


Parasitized by 
Derogenes varicus[3]
Fellodistomum fellis[3]
Genolinea laticauda[3]
Helicometra plovmornini <Unverified Name>[3]
Ichthyofilaria canadensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Lecithaster gibbosus[3]
Lepidapedon rachion[3]
Lepidophyllum appyi[3]
Lepidophyllum steenstrupi[3]
Neophasis oculatus[3]
Progonus muelleri[3]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[3]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[3]
Stenakron vetustum[3]


Arctic Ocean; Arctic to Northwest Atlantic: Canada to Greenland.; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Barents Sea; Canada; Denmark; East Greenland Shelf/Sea; Greenland; Iceland; Iceland Shelf/Sea; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; North Sea; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Russian Federation; Scotian Shelf; Sweden; United Kingdom; West Greenland Shelf;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Distribution and feeding ecology of Raja radiata in the northeastern North Sea and Skagerrak (Norwegian Deep), J. E. Skjæraasen, and O. A. Bergstad, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57: 1249–1260. 2000
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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