Coelorinchus scaphopsis

Alternate names: shoulderspot grenadier

Author: (Gilbert, 1890)


Size: to at least 34 cm.

General: Swarthy to greyish overall; fins dusky to blackish; mouth pallid.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Northern California to the Gulf of California

Published depth range: 183 - 296 m

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: H.J. Walker, Jr., Collection Manager, Marine Vertebrate Collection, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.


Encyclopedia of Life

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World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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Iwamoto, T. and D.L. Stein (1974). A Systematic Review of the Rattail Fishes (Macrouridae:Gadiformes) from Oregon and Adjacent Waters. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 111:1-79.

Hoff, G.R., D.E. Stevenson, and J.W. Orr (2015). Guide to the Gadiform Fishes of the eastern North Pacific. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFS-309, 68 pp. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-AFSC-309.

Citation: Coelorinchus scaphopsis ((Gilbert, 1890)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-03-19.
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