Coryphaenoides liocephalus (G√ľnther, 1887)
Bearded rattail
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 Family:  Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails), subfamily: Macrourinae
 Max. size:  43 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range - 3750 m
 Distribution:  North Pacific: Japan eastward to British Columbia, Canada.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 123-123; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 113-113; Vertebrae: 84-84. Caudal fin very narrow and pointed; pectorals long and narrow; outer rays of pelvic fins elongated (Ref. 6885). Dark brownish on posterior part of body and fins, not observed anteriorly; black on lower jaw, mouth, gill cavities and peritoneum (Ref. 6885).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.08.96

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