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Family: Bathygadidae Rattails



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

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Bathygadus antrodes
[]
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Bathygadus bowersi
[]



Southern Atlantic, Indian
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Bathygadus cottoides Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathygadus cottoides
[Codheaded rattail]
No picture found


 
Bathygadus dubiosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm TL

 
Bathygadus entomelas
[]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathygadus favosus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Bathygadus furvescens Alcock, 1894

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathygadus furvescens
[Blackfin rat tail]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathygadus macrops
[Bullseye grenadier]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathygadus melanobranchus
[Vaillant's grenadier]



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

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bathygadus nipponicus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Bathygadus spongiceps Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathygadus spongiceps
[Spongy rat tail]
No picture found


 
Bathygadus sulcatus
[]



Southwest Pacific

Gadomus aoteanus McCann & McKnight, 1980

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gadomus aoteanus
[Filamentous rattail]



Central Atlantic
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Gadomus arcuatus (Goode & Bean, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Delgado, J.
 
Gadomus arcuatus
[Doublethread grenadier]



Southeast Atlantic and So
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Gadomus capensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gadomus capensis
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 38.2 cm TL
Gadomus colletti Jordan & Gilbert, 1904

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gadomus colletti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Gadomus denticulatus
[]



Atlantic Ocean

Gadomus dispar (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Gadomus dispar
[]
No picture found


 
Gadomus filamentosus
[]
No picture found


 
Gadomus introniger
[Blackmouth rat tail]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gadomus longifilis (Goode & Bean, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Gadomus longifilis
[Treadfin grenadier]
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Gadomus magnifilis
[]
No picture found


 
Gadomus melanopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35.7 cm TL

 
Gadomus multifilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gadomus pepperi
[Blacktongue rat tail]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathygadus antrodes Northwest Pacific 63.5 TL 1904
Bathygadus bowersi Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Bathygadus cottoides Codheaded rattail Southern Atlantic, Indian 24 TL 1878
Bathygadus dubiosus Western Central Pacific. 1913
Bathygadus entomelas Western Central Pacific. 17.8 TL 1920
Bathygadus favosus Atlantic Ocean 46.5 TL 1886
Bathygadus furvescens Blackfin rat tail Indian Ocean 36 TL 1894
Bathygadus garretti Northwest Pacific 51 TL 1916
Bathygadus macrops Bullseye grenadier Atlantic Ocean 50 TL 1885
Bathygadus melanobranchus Vaillant's grenadier Atlantic Ocean 50 TL 1888
Bathygadus nipponicus Northwest Pacific 56.5 TL 1904
Bathygadus spongiceps Spongy rat tail Western Pacific 27 TL 1920
Bathygadus sulcatus Western Pacific 1912
Gadomus aoteanus Filamentous rattail Southwest Pacific 1980
Gadomus arcuatus Doublethread grenadier Central Atlantic 58 TL 1886
Gadomus capensis Southeast Atlantic and So 46 TL 1924
Gadomus colletti Northwest Pacific 38.2 TL 1904
Gadomus denticulatus Western Central Pacific 18.5 TL 1920
Gadomus dispar Atlantic Ocean 1888
Gadomus filamentosus Western Central Pacific. 1912
Gadomus introniger Blackmouth rat tail Western Central Pacific 1920
Gadomus longifilis Treadfin grenadier Atlantic Ocean 30 TL 1885
Gadomus magnifilis Western Central Pacific 1920
Gadomus melanopterus Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Gadomus multifilis Indo-Pacific. 35.7 TL 1887
Gadomus pepperi Blacktongue rat tail Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1999



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