Coryphaenoides boops (Garman, 1899)
Shortsnout grenadier
Coryphaenoides boops
photo by FAO

Family:  Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails), subfamily: Macrourinae
Max. size:  42.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 605 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Ecuador and Peru, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 42942).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental slope, between 605 and 1000 m in depth.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 10.07.95

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