General: May not be distinguishable from C. armatus on video (may be annotated as C. armatus-yaquinae complex), however refer to Jamieson et al. 2012.
Size: to 87 cm
Published depth range: California: 3,600 - 6,400 m.
Habitat description: Demersal.
Consulting taxonomist: Jeff Drazen, University of Hawai`i at Manoa.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
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.
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.
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.
Citation: Coryphaenoides yaquinae (Iwamoto & Stein, 1974) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Coryphaenoides%20yaquinae. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-03-19.