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Burbot in Alberta (Lota Lota)

Burbot

Burbot Identification

  1. Very small/invisible scales
  2. 2 dorsal fins
  3. Rounded tail
  4. long chin barbel
  5. brown, with dark brown mottling on the sides

Burbot Description

Burbot are secure, and found in abundance throughout Alberta (with the exception of the Eastern Slopes, where their presence is modest). They are the only cod-type fish in Alberta, and currently hold the most recent Alberta fishing record set in 2004.

Quick Facts About Burbot

  • Zones: ES2, ES3, ES4 | PP1, PP2 | NB1, NB2, NB3, NB4
  • Diet: small fish, insects, small rodents
  • Habitat: deep open water, cool temperatures, lakes, rivers
  • Breeding: early fall
  • Alberta Record: 18lb 11.8oz
  • Life Span: 12 years
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