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Spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor) discovered by Marcel Roy (#1763)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 23, 2013 @ 7:00 AM
Posted on: September 23, 2013 @ 8:05 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Other common names include leopardfish and spotted catfish. It was caught by a local fisherman

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By NL Explorer on 9/24/2013 12:37:07 PM

This is a pretty rare find! It’s listed under COSEWIC: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/species-especes/species-especes/spottedwolf-louptachete-eng.htm

By Marcel Roy on 9/24/2013 3:57:54 PM

I saw that website. That's how I identified the fish. A friend of mine sent me the picture and he didn't know who it was that caught it. Some local had it with his cod catch. He thought it was something else.

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