Big mouth

Latin: Helicolenus dactylopterus
2 kg - 50 cm
Mixed seabed from 100 - 1000 meters deep.
Almost the entire Atlantic Ocean, the entire Mediterranean Sea and southern parts of the Indian Ocean.
Crustaceans, such as shrimps and lobsters, and small fish.
Facts about Blåkjeft

The blue jaw is named after the oral cavity and the inside of the gill covers, which are blue-black. The species spawns a free-floating egg mass after internal fertilization. The blue jaw lives in colonies and grows slowly. Since it has no swim bladder, it tolerates catch and release well.

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