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Anarhichas lupus 060417w.jpg
Atlantic Wolffish (A. lupus)
Anarhichas lupus skull Iles de la Madeleine.jpg
Skull of A. lupus showing strong dentition
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Anarhichadidae
Genus: Anarhichas
Linnaeus, 1758

Anarhichas is a genus of wolffishes native to the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans.


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Anarhichas in FishBase. December 2012 version.