Giant Wrymouth (Cryptacanthodes giganteus)

Also known as no other name


Also known as - no other name

Found singly on soft bottoms often buried in sand.
They feed on crustaceans and invertebrates.
Length - 117cm
Depth - 6-128m
Widespread Northeast Pacific

Wrymouths spend most of their time buried in soft substrate, they make extensive systems of tunnels with numerous exits.
Usually caught incidentally by commercial fisheries. Ref:


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