• Norwegian: gråsteinbit, steinbit


Typical for the Atlantic wolffish is the grey skin color with darker transversal stripes along the body. Young specimens often have a brown tint. Like the other wolffishes, it has one long dorsal fin along the entire body length. The Atlantic wolfish may reach 20 kg and a length of 120 cm


The Atlantic wolffish thrives on rocky bottoms as well as sandy or muddy substrate. It has been registered on all depths from 1 to 1000 meters.


It has a North-Atlantic distribution, ranging from western Greenland to the North Sea and the British Isles.