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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Bathygadinae
Genus: Bathygadus

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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 63.5 cm TL
Bathygadus antrodes (Jordan & Starks, 1904)

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Bathygadus antrodes
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Bathygadus bowersi
[]
No picture found
Southern Atlantic, Indian
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Bathygadus cottoides
[Codheaded rattail]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Bathygadus dubiosus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Bathygadus entomelas
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 46.5 cm TL
Bathygadus favosus Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by SFSA
 
Bathygadus favosus
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Bathygadus furvescens
[Blackfin rat tail]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Bathygadus garretti Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Bathygadus garretti
[]

Photo by FAO

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Bathygadus macrops Goode & Bean, 1885

Photo by FAO
 
Bathygadus macrops
[Bullseye grenadier]

Photo by JAMARC

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant, 1888

Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathygadus melanobranchus
[Vaillant's grenadier]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 56.5 cm TL
Bathygadus nipponicus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1904)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bathygadus nipponicus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Bathygadus spongiceps
[Spongy rat tail]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Bathygadus sulcatus
[]
13 Species of Family Macrouridae with Genus Bathygadus
(Grenadiers or rattails)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Bathygadus antrodes Northwest Pacific 63.5 TL
1905 Bathygadus bowersi Eastern Central Pacific
1878 Bathygadus cottoides Codheaded rattail Southern Atlantic, Indian 24 TL
1913 Bathygadus dubiosus Western Central Pacific.
1920 Bathygadus entomelas Western Central Pacific.
1886 Bathygadus favosus Atlantic Ocean 46.5 TL
1894 Bathygadus furvescens Blackfin rat tail Indian Ocean 36 TL
1916 Bathygadus garretti Northwest Pacific 51 TL
1885 Bathygadus macrops Bullseye grenadier Atlantic Ocean 50 TL
1888 Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant's grenadier Atlantic Ocean 50 TL
1904 Bathygadus nipponicus Northwest Pacific 56.5 TL
1920 Bathygadus spongiceps Spongy rat tail Indo-Pacific. 27 TL
1912 Bathygadus sulcatus Western Pacific



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