Underwater photography of an Atlantic Wolffish taken in Iceland.
Other common names: Seawolf, Atlantic catfish, Ocean catfish, Devil fish, Wolf eel, or Sea cat.
Anarhichas lupus (Perciformes - Anarhichadidae) is a marine fish with typical grey skin color with darker transversal stripes along the body. Young specimens often have a brown tint. Like the other wolffishes, it has one long dorsal fin along the entire body length. The Atlantic wolfish may reach 20 kg and a length of 120 cm.
It has a North-Atlantic distribution, ranging from western Greenland to the North Sea and the British Isles.