LINGCOD (Ophiodon elongatus) belongs to a family of FISH called greenlings, and it is the only Canadian greenling whose large mouth is filled with canine-like teeth. Other defining characteristics are small scales and a long single dorsal fin. Its colour varies with its surroundings, but it is mainly dark mottling over brown, grey, green or blue shades. Lingcod grow up to 150 cm long and weigh up to 45 kg, with females attaining a much larger average size than males. Their range extends from...

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