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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Merlucciidae Merluccid hakes
Subfamily: Merlucciinae
Genus: Macruronus

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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Macruronus capensis Davies, 1950

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Macruronus capensis
[Cape grenadier]
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Macruronus maderensis
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Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Macruronus magellanicus Lönnberg, 1907

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Macruronus magellanicus
[Patagonian grenadier]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Macruronus novaezelandiae (Hector, 1871)

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Macruronus novaezelandiae
[Blue grenadier]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macruronus capensis Cape grenadier Southeast Atlantic 100 TL 1950
Macruronus maderensis Eastern Central Atlantic 1951
Macruronus magellanicus Patagonian grenadier Southeast Pacific and Sou 115 TL 1907
Macruronus novaezelandiae Blue grenadier Southwest Pacific 130 TL 1871



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