The skilfish, Erilepis zonifer, is one of two members of the fish family Anoplopomatidae and the only species in the Erilepis genus. Found on deep rocky bottoms in the North Pacific at depths of up to 440 metres, they can reach up to 1.83 metres in length and weigh up to 91 kilograms. Young fish display striking white blotches on their body, however their color changes to dark grey with maturity.
- "Erilepis zonifer". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=167125. Retrieved 24 January 2006.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2005). "Erilepis zonifer" in FishBase. 10 2005 version.
The Genus Erilepis is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1 species and subspecies in the Genus Erilepis: E. zonifer (Skilfish)
- Erilepis zonifer (TSN 167125). Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved on 24 January 2006.
- "Erilepis zonifer". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. 10 2005 version. N.p.: FishBase, 2005.
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