Anarhichas lupus (World’s scariest fish)


Anarhichas lupus is also known as wolffish, seawolf, devil fish etc. If you are swimmer and living around South America, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, republic of Suriname and the Island of Trinidad than, May you see this monster near you. wolf-fish

It has largest size among the family of wolffish Anarhichadidate. The largest seawolf recorded measured almost 5ft and weighted almost 18kg. Normally it has maximum diameter of 39 inches. It comes out at dusk or night to vanish their hunger by eating small invertebrates. Normally they are dull colored, but they vary widely in tint. European researchers believe that it has a length of 6 feet even more than this. They like to live on hard ground, they never found over mud.6a00d8341bf67c53ef01b8d1598e0f970c-500wi

They can survive in hot and cold water and you can expect it anywhere in ocean or river etc. Their strong jaws and grinding molars enable them to eat hard-shelled marine animals like mollusks, crustaceans and echinoderms.  Because of over fishing the number of wolffish is decreasing rapidly. They lives are shorter; they can live 18-20 years.


Though it looks scary, but it’s another amazing creature of God.


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