Eelpout : Great Lakes Aquarium
Burbot (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.