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Wolffish, fish belonging to the Anarhichadidae family that lives in the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is known for its strong jaws and teeth, and for attacking its capturers, causing painful injury. The Atlantic wolffish measures up to 3 ft (91 cm) in length; the Pacific variety can grow to almost 8 ft (2.4 m) in length. It is a popular eating fish, and its tough skin is sometimes used for leather-type goods.

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