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  • noun Plural form of eelpout.


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  • Twenty species of fish have been recorded in the area, the dominant species is the flatfish Greenland halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides which feeds mainly on northern shrimp Pandalus borealis and euphausid crustaceans, also on capelin Mallotus villosus, polar cod Boreogadus saida and eelpouts Lycodes spp.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland 2008

  • He saw more eelpouts, like fat snakes hanging head down as though suspended in space.

    Gravity Tess Gerritsen 1999

  • Almer drank red wine and ate with relish some sort of bird served with truffles, and ordered a matelote of eelpouts and a sterlet with its tail in its mouth.

    The Schoolmaster Anton Pavlovich Chekhov 1882


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