Coryphaenoides armatus

Alternate names: abyssal grenadier

Author: (Hector, 1875)


General: May not be distinguishable from C. yaquinae on video (may be annotated as C. armatus-yaquinae complex), however refer to Jamieson et al. 2012.

Size: to 102 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: California: 2,000 - 4,300 m.

Habitat description: Benthopelagic.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Jeff Drazen, University of Hawai`i at Manoa.


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Jamieson, A.J., I.G. Priede, and J. Craig (2012). Distinguishing between the abyssal macrourids Coryphaenoides yaquinae and C. armatus from in situ photography. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 64: 78-85.

Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto, and N. Scialabba (1990). Gadiform Fishes of the World (Order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, FAO Species Catalogue, 10: 442 pp.

Love, M.S., C.W. Mecklenburg, T.A. Mecklenburg, and L.K. Thorsteinson (2005). Resource Inventory of Marine and Estuarine Fishes of the West Coast and Alaska: A Checklist of North Pacific and Arctic Ocean Species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon Border.

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.

Citation: Coryphaenoides armatus ((Hector, 1875)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-03-17.
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