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Temporal range: Pleistocene to Present[1]
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Zoarces viviparus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zoarcidae
Genus: Zoarces
Cuvier, 1829

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Zoarces is a genus of eelpouts in the Zoarcidae family. The members of this genus are ovoviviparous, giving birth to live young.

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Zoarces. FishBase. 2013.
  3. ^ Chereshnev, Nazarkin & Chegodayeva (2007). "Zoarces fedorovi sp. nova (Perciformes: Zoarcidae), a new species of eelpout from the Tauyskaya Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk". Voprosy Ikhtiologii. 47 (5): 589–600. 

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