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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Macrourinae
Genus: Coryphaenoides

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North Pacific
Max. Length 104 cm TL
Coryphaenoides acrolepis (Bean, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Coryphaenoides acrolepis
[Pacific grenadier]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides affinis
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Coryphaenoides alateralis Marshall & Iwamoto, 1973

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Coryphaenoides alateralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides altipennis
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Coryphaenoides anguliceps (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides anguliceps
[Loosescale grenadier]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Coryphaenoides ariommus Gilbert & Thompson, 1916

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides ariommus
[Humboldt grenadier]



Worldwide
Max. Length 102 cm TL
Coryphaenoides armatus (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Coryphaenoides armatus
[Abyssal grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides asper
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 51.5 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides asprellus
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42.5 cm TL
Coryphaenoides boops (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides boops
[Shortsnout grenadier]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Coryphaenoides brevibarbis (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Coryphaenoides bucephalus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides bucephalus
[Narrowsnout grenadier]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Coryphaenoides bulbiceps (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides bulbiceps
[Large-eye grenadier]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides camurus
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 32.4 cm TL
Coryphaenoides capito (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides capito
[Bighead grenadier]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Coryphaenoides carapinus Goode & Bean, 1883

Photo by Photo by Rao, Y.K.
 
Coryphaenoides carapinus
[Carapine grenadier]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Coryphaenoides carminifer (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides carminifer
[Carmine grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 74 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides castaneus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Coryphaenoides cinereus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Coryphaenoides cinereus
[Popeye grenadier]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Coryphaenoides delsolari Chirichigno F. & Iwamoto, 1977

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides delsolari
[Trident grenadier]



Southwest Pacific

Coryphaenoides dossenus McMillan, 1999

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Coryphaenoides dossenus
[Humpback whiptail]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides dubius
[]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides fernandezianus
[Fernandez whiptail]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides ferrieri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides filamentosus
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coryphaenoides filicauda Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Coryphaenoides filicauda
[Grenadier]



North Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Coryphaenoides filifer (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coryphaenoides filifer
[Filamented rattail]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coryphaenoides grahami Iwamoto & Shcherbachev, 1991

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Coryphaenoides grahami
[Graham's whiptail]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Coryphaenoides guentheri (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Coryphaenoides guentheri
[Günther's grenadier]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL
Coryphaenoides gypsochilus Iwamoto & McCosker, 2001

Photo by Photo by Iwamoto & McCosker
 
Coryphaenoides gypsochilus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides hextii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides hoskynii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides lecointei
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Coryphaenoides leptolepis Günther, 1877

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coryphaenoides leptolepis
[Ghostly grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides liocephalus
[Bearded rattail]
No picture found

Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides longicirrhus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Coryphaenoides longifilis Günther, 1877

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Coryphaenoides longifilis
[Longfin grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides macrolophus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Coryphaenoides marginatus Steindachner & Döderlein, 1887

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Coryphaenoides marginatus
[Amami grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides marshalli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides mcmillani
[McMillan's whiptail]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Coryphaenoides mediterraneus (Giglioli, 1893)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides mediterraneus
[Mediterranean grenadier]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coryphaenoides mexicanus (Parr, 1946)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides mexicanus
[Mexican grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.3 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides microps
[]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides microstomus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides murrayi
[Abyssal rattail]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Coryphaenoides myersi Iwamoto & Sazonov, 1988

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides myersi
[Myers' grenadier]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Coryphaenoides nasutus Günther, 1877

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides nasutus
[Largenose grenadier]
No picture found

Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides oreinos
[]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides orthogrammus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides paramarshalli
[]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides profundicolus
[Deepwater grenadier]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 111 cm TL
Coryphaenoides rudis Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Coryphaenoides rudis
[Rudis rattail]



North Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Coryphaenoides rupestris Gunnerus, 1765

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Coryphaenoides rupestris
[Roundnose grenadier]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25.1 cm TL
Coryphaenoides semiscaber Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Coryphaenoides semiscaber
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Coryphaenoides serrulatus Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides serrulatus
[Serrulate whiptail]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides sibogae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 57.8 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides soyoae
[Black grenadier]
No picture found


 
Coryphaenoides spinulosus
[]



Southeast Atlantic and In
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Coryphaenoides striaturus Barnard, 1925

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Coryphaenoides striaturus
[Striate whiptail]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Coryphaenoides subserrulatus Makushok, 1976

Photo by Photo by Scarlato, N.
 
Coryphaenoides subserrulatus
[Longrayed whiptail]
No picture found

Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides thelestomus
[Roughlip grenadier]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Coryphaenoides tydemani (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Coryphaenoides tydemani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 53 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides woodmasoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 63 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides yaquinae
[]



Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coryphaenoides zaniophorus (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides zaniophorus
[Thickbeard grenadier]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coryphaenoides acrolepis Pacific grenadier North Pacific 104 TL 1884
Coryphaenoides affinis Southwest Atlantic 1878
Coryphaenoides alateralis Western Central Atlantic 26.5 TL 1973
Coryphaenoides altipennis Northwest Pacific 47 TL 1877
Coryphaenoides anguliceps Loosescale grenadier Eastern Pacific 50 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides ariommus Humboldt grenadier Southeast Pacific 46 TL 1916
Coryphaenoides armatus Abyssal grenadier Worldwide 102 TL 1875
Coryphaenoides asper Northwest Pacific 32 TL 1877
Coryphaenoides asprellus Indian Ocean 51.5 TL 1912
Coryphaenoides boops Shortsnout grenadier Eastern Pacific 42.5 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides brevibarbis Northeast Atlantic 35 TL 1896
Coryphaenoides bucephalus Narrowsnout grenadier Eastern Pacific 59 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides bulbiceps Large-eye grenadier Eastern Pacific 81 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides camurus Western Central Pacific 1912
Coryphaenoides capito Bighead grenadier Eastern Pacific 32.4 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides carapinus Carapine grenadier Atlantic Ocean 45 TL 1883
Coryphaenoides carminifer Carmine grenadier Eastern Pacific 36 TL 1899
Coryphaenoides castaneus Eastern Indian Ocean 74 TL 1995
Coryphaenoides cinereus Popeye grenadier North Pacific 66 TL 1896
Coryphaenoides delsolari Trident grenadier Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1977
Coryphaenoides dossenus Humpback whiptail Southwest Pacific 1999
Coryphaenoides dubius Western Pacific 1912
Coryphaenoides fernandezianus Fernandez whiptail Southeast Pacific 1887
Coryphaenoides ferrieri Southern Ocean 60 TL 1913
Coryphaenoides filamentosus Northwest Pacific 43 TL 1970
Coryphaenoides filicauda Grenadier Southern Ocean 40 TL 1878
Coryphaenoides filifer Filamented rattail North Pacific 55 TL 1896
Coryphaenoides grahami Graham's whiptail Southeast Atlantic 40 TL 1991
Coryphaenoides guentheri Günther's grenadier Atlantic Ocean 50 TL 1888
Coryphaenoides gypsochilus Southeast Pacific 43.7 TL 2001
Coryphaenoides hextii Western Indian Ocean 13.3 TL 1890
Coryphaenoides hoskynii Indian Ocean 41 TL 1890
Coryphaenoides lecointei Southern Ocean 60 TL 1900
Coryphaenoides leptolepis Ghostly grenadier Atlantic Ocean 62 TL 1877
Coryphaenoides liocephalus Bearded rattail North Pacific 43 TL 1887
Coryphaenoides longicirrhus Eastern Central Pacific 80 TL 1905
Coryphaenoides longifilis Longfin grenadier North Pacific 110 TL 1877
Coryphaenoides macrolophus Indian Ocean. 11 TL 1889
Coryphaenoides marginatus Amami grenadier Northwest Pacific 62 TL 1887
Coryphaenoides marshalli Eastern Central Atlantic 50 TL 1970
Coryphaenoides mcmillani McMillan's whiptail Southeast Atlantic 34 TL 1991
Coryphaenoides mediterraneus Mediterranean grenadier Northeast Atlantic 73 TL 1893
Coryphaenoides mexicanus Mexican grenadier Western Central Atlantic 40 TL 1946
Coryphaenoides microps Western Pacific 41.3 TL 1912
Coryphaenoides microstomus Southwest Pacific 1999
Coryphaenoides murrayi Abyssal rattail Indo-Pacific 37 TL 1878
Coryphaenoides myersi Myers' grenadier Southeast Pacific 30 TL 1988
Coryphaenoides nasutus Largenose grenadier Northwest Pacific 47 TL 1877
Coryphaenoides oreinos Eastern Central Pacific 65 TL 1988
Coryphaenoides orthogrammus Western Central Pacific. 1912
Coryphaenoides paramarshalli Northeast Atlantic. 46 TL 1983
Coryphaenoides profundicolus Deepwater grenadier Eastern Atlantic 1957
Coryphaenoides rudis Rudis rattail Pacific Ocean 111 TL 1878
Coryphaenoides rupestris Roundnose grenadier North Atlantic 110 TL 1765
Coryphaenoides semiscaber Western Central Pacific 25.1 TL 1920
Coryphaenoides serrulatus Serrulate whiptail Southwest Pacific 45 TL 1878
Coryphaenoides sibogae Western Central Pacific 1929
Coryphaenoides soyoae Black grenadier Northwest Pacific, Japan 57.8 TL 2016
Coryphaenoides spinulosus North Pacific 1912
Coryphaenoides striaturus Striate whiptail Southeast Atlantic and In 54 TL 1925
Coryphaenoides subserrulatus Longrayed whiptail Indo-Pacific 37 TL 1976
Coryphaenoides thelestomus Roughlip grenadier Eastern Central Atlantic 65 TL 1951
Coryphaenoides tydemani Western Pacific 27 TL 1913
Coryphaenoides woodmasoni Indian Ocean 53 TL 1890
Coryphaenoides yaquinae Pacific Ocean. 63 TL 1974
Coryphaenoides zaniophorus Thickbeard grenadier Central Atlantic 40 TL 1888



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