Coryphaenoides filifer

Alternate names: filamented grenadier, filamented rattail, threadfin grenadier

Author: (Gilbert, 1896)


Size: to 66 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: California: 2065 - 2904 m, 1980 - 3130 m in Drazen et al. 2015.

Habitat description: Demersal.

Ocean range (global): SE Bering Sea to southern California.

Additional Information

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


Encyclopedia of Life

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World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Drazen, J.C., J.R. Friedman, N.E. Condon, E.J. Aus, M.E. Gerringer, A.A. Keller, M.E. Clarke (2015). Enzyme activities of demersal fishes from the shelf to the abyssal plain. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 100:117-126.

Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto, and N. Scialabba (1990). An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cods, Hakes, Grenadiers and other Gadiform Fishes Known to Date. FAO, Rome, Italy. 442 pp.

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 A1:F979 of Sciences, 111: 1-79.

Love, M.S., C.W. Mecklenberg, T.A. Mecklenberg, 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. U.S. Geological Survey:1-278.

Allen, L.G., D.J. Pondella, and M.H. Horn, Eds. (2006). The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 670 pp.

Citation: Coryphaenoides filifer ((Gilbert, 1896)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-04.
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