Lumpfish crackers

Latin: Cyclopterus lumpus
60 cm, 10 kg
Fjøra down to 200 m
Both sides of the North Atlantic. The Baltic Sea. The entire Norwegian coast.
Pelagic crustaceans and small jellyfish
Facts about Lumpfish

The male fish, known as roe shells, are fantastic fathers who look after the fertilized eggs until they hatch. The male fish are smaller and more orange than the female fish, called lumpfish, and their heads are usually blue-green. Both sexes have suction cups on their bellies to hold on to when there is a strong current, as they are relatively poor swimmers.

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