Eelpout : Great Lakes Aquarium
Burbot (Eelpout)

Eelpout

Exhibits: Isle Royale

Animal Groups: Fish

Latin Name: Lota lota
Diet:

Varied. Known to eat anything from fish to frogs to insects.

Habitat:

Prefers deep dark cold waters and structure such as rocks, logs, plants or mud for shelter.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Natural History

Burbot, also called Eelpout are the only member of the Cod family in the Great Lakes.