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

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65 species (see list below)

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Photo by Orlov, A.

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

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

 
Coryphaenoides affinis
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

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

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Coryphaenoides alateralis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides altipennis
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides anguliceps
[Loosescale grenadier]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides ariommus
[Humboldt grenadier]

Photo by Orlov, A.

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

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Coryphaenoides armatus
[Abyssal grenadier]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides asper
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 51.5 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides asprellus
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides boops
[Shortsnout grenadier]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides bucephalus
[Narrowsnout grenadier]

Photo by FAO

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

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

 
Coryphaenoides camurus
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides capito
[Bighead grenadier]

Photo by Rao, Y.K.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides carminifer
[Carmine grenadier]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 74 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides castaneus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides delsolari
[Trident grenadier]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Coryphaenoides dossenus
[Humpback whiptail]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Coryphaenoides dubius
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Coryphaenoides fernandezianus
[Fernandez whiptail]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides ferrieri
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides filamentosus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides filicauda
[Grenadier]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coryphaenoides filifer
[Filamented rattail]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides grahami
[Graham's whiptail]

Photo by Orlov, A.

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

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

Photo by Iwamoto & McCosker

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

Photo by Iwamoto & McCosker
 
Coryphaenoides gypsochilus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides hextii
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides hoskynii
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides lecointei
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coryphaenoides leptolepis
[Ghostly grenadier]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides liocephalus
[Bearded rattail]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides longicirrhus
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

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

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Coryphaenoides longifilis
[Longfin grenadier]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides macrolophus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

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

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Coryphaenoides marginatus
[Amami grenadier]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides marshalli
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides mcmillani
[McMillan's whiptail]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides mediterraneus
[Mediterranean grenadier]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides mexicanus
[Mexican grenadier]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 41.3 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides microps
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Coryphaenoides microstomus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides murrayi
[Abyssal rattail]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides myersi
[Myers' grenadier]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides nasutus
[Largenose grenadier]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides oreinos
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Coryphaenoides orthogrammus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic.
Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides paramarshalli
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic

 
Coryphaenoides profundicolus
[Deepwater grenadier]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

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

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

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

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Coryphaenoides rupestris
[Roundnose grenadier]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25.1 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides semiscaber
[]

Photo by FAO

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

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

 
Coryphaenoides sibogae
[]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Coryphaenoides spinulosus
[]

Photo by SFSA

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

Photo by SFSA
 
Coryphaenoides striaturus
[Striate whiptail]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Coryphaenoides subserrulatus
[Longrayed whiptail]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides thelestomus
[Roughlip grenadier]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides tydemani
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides woodmasoni
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 63 cm TL

 
Coryphaenoides yaquinae
[]

Photo by FAO

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

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



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