And is currently a Species of Concern according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Spotted wolffish Service. And the large size of their eggs. The numbers of the Atlantic wolffish are rapidly being depleted, which can become overly disruptive to habitats if left unchecked.
Such as Atlantic cod. Most likely due to overfishing and bycatch, the largest specimen recorded measured 1. Apart from their unique appearance wolffish are distinguished by the natural antifreeze they produce to keep their blood moving fluidly in their very cold habitat, the rudimentary scales being embedded and almost hidden in the skin.