Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: EF migrate: Mo
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MN food: bjPz, jiCi
MRE = 0.045 habitat: 0bMcb, bpMp, piMd gender: D
SMSE = 0.059 embryo: Mnm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab300 266.7 (0.1111)dage at birthShevJoha2011
ap2190 2260 (0.03177)dage at pubertyWienJoha2011
am5840 5840 (2.386e-06)dlife spanWienJoha2011
Lb 2 2.067 (0.03365)cmtotal length at birthMunkNiel2005
Lp 80 77.63 (0.02962)cmtotal length at pubertyWienJoha2011
Li138 137.2 (0.006019)cmultimate total lengthWienJoha2011
Wwi3.2e+04 3.165e+04 (0.011)gultimate wet weight WienJoha2011
Ri116.4 115.9 (0.00473)1/dmaximum reprod rateWienJoha2011
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07168)time since birthtotal lengthAndr1954
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1539)time since birthwet weightAndr1954
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAnarhichas denticulatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01713cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.733-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 230.3J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8008-growth efficiency


  • Found in the North Atlantic and Arctic (Norwegian and Barents sea) (ref: WienJoha2011)
  • Tolerates temperatures from -1.4 to 7 deg C (ref: WienJoha2011)
  • Fastest growing of the three wolf fishes in the Barents sea, feeds on soft shelled bottom invertebrates, ctenophors, jellyfish and fish. (ref: WienJoha2011)
  • sheds teech in Feb-March because it sheds its teath (ref: WienJoha2011)
  • Spawns april to october but peak spawning is in summer at depths below 400m (ref: WienJoha2011)


  • The creation of this entry was support by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki]
  • [Andr1954] A. P. Andriyashev. Fishes of the Northern Seas of the U.S.S.R. Izdatelstvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1954. translated from russian.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MunkNiel2005] P. Munk and J. G. Nielsen. Eggs and larvae of North Sea fishes. biofolia, 2005.
  • [ShevJoha2011] M. S. Shevelev and E. Johannesen. Wolfish. In T. Jakobsen and V. K. Ozhigin, editors, Wolfish, chapter 5.10, pages 329--337. The Barents Sea. Ecosystem, Resources, Managment. Half a century of Russian-Norwegian cooperation, 2011.
  • [WienJoha2011] R. Wienerroither, E. Johannesen, A. Dolgov, I. Byrkjedal, O. Bjelland, K. Drevetnyak, K. B. Eriksen, Å. Høines, G. Langhelle, Langøy H., T. Prokhorova, D. Prozorkevich, and T. Wenneck. Atlas of the Barents Sea fishes. IMR/PINRO, 2011.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Starrlight Augustine, 0026/03/09

accepted: 2016/09/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Anarhichas denticulatus version 2016/09/20