Coryphaenoides capito (Garman, 1899)
Bighead grenadier
Coryphaenoides capito
photo by FAO

Family:  Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails), subfamily: Macrourinae
Max. size:  32.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 305 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 10.07.95
Modified by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 28.01.00

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