All The Fish

Alaska Blackfish

The Arctic’s only air-breathing fish

a large alaska blackfish held over the ice
A HUGE Alaska Blackfish! (Dallia pectoralis) 📷 Katrina Liebich
An Alaska Blackfish swimming down to the bottom. 📷 USFWS/Katrina Liebich
an icefishing hole
Shortly after this photo was taken an Alaska Blackfish took the bait (a small piece of shrimp sitting on the bottom of an Anchorage lake). 📷 Katrina Liebich
a shoreline of spruce and birch from a frozen lake
View of shore from the lake ice. 📷 Katrina Liebich

Safety Tip

luke byker out in a swampy area of Alaska
Luke Byker, Guest on Episode 3 of Fish of the Week!: Alaska Blackfish. 📷 courtesy Theresa Dutchuk

Stories from Alaska by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

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