Macrouridae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 313-314

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A5D-FFDE-34F2-FC07D9082F29

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Plazi

scientific name

Macrouridae
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Family Macrouridae  

Trachyrincus scabrus (Rafinesque, 1810)   —Roughsnout grenadier

69 specimens were caught at depths between 711 and 1,101 m. Length data were available for 17 specimens ranging from 2.5 to 20 cm PAL. Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal at depth range 300–1,700 m. North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).

Hymenocephalus italicus Giglioli, 1884   —Glasshead grenadier

56 specimens were caught at depths between 731 and 868 m. Length data were available for 16 specimens ranging from 3 to 5.5 cm PAL. Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic at depth range 100–1,400 m. Atlantic and western Indian oceans and in the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from the Gulf of Biscay to Angola and South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).

Coelorinchus caelorinchus (Risso, 1810)   —Hollowsnout grenadier

9 specimens were caught at depths between 749 and 1,041 m. Length data were available for 7 specimens ranging from 1 to 10 cm PAL. Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic at depth range 90–1,250 m, usually 200– 500. North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland and Faroe Islands to Mauritania. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HV (FishBase).

Coelorinchus labiatus (Koelher, 1896)   —Spearsnouted grenadier

117 specimens were caught at depths between 1,094 and 1,809 m. Length data were available for 117 specimens ranging from 8.5 to 18 cm PAL (12.3 ± 2.2). Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal at depth range 460– 2,220 m. North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic, from Iceland to Mauritania. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

Coryphaenoides rupestris Gunnerus, 1765   —Roundhead rat-tail

34 specimens were caught at depths between 720 and 1,536 m. Length data were available for 13 specimens ranging from 5 to 13 cm PAL. Habitat and Distribution: bathypelagic at depth range 180–2,600 m, in continental, island, and seamount slopes. North Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland and Norway to western Sahara in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. Vulnerability: EN ( IUCN), HHV (FishBase).

Coryphaenoides guentheri (Vaillant, 1888)   —Günther's grenadier

40 specimens were caught at depths between 1,470 and 1,809 m. Length data were available for 40 specimens ranging from 3 to 13 cm PAL (8.1 ± 2.1). Biometry and meristic: 320 mm TL, 316 mm SL; HL: 16.5; PO: 4.4; POL: 7.6; ED: 4.4; IOW: 3.8; BL: 1.6; PD 1: 20.3; PD 2: 34.8; LD 1: 4.7; LD 2: 65.2; PA: 28.2; LA: 71.8; PP: 19.3; PV: 19.6; LP: 12.3; LV: 8.2; H: 12.7; D 1: II+ 9; P: 22; V: 7; Gr: 2 + 6. Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal at depth range 831–2,830 m. North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland and Denmark Strait to Mauritania and Gabon. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

Coryphaenoides mediterraneus (Giglioli, 1893)   —Mediterranean grenadier

10 specimens were caught at depths between 1,470 and 1,809 m. Length data were available for all specimens ranging from 3.5 to 17.5 cm PAL. Habitat and Distribution: bathypelagic at depth range 883–4,262 m. North Atlantic Ocean and in the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland and western Scotland to Mauritania. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HV (FishBase).

Malacocephalus laevis (Lowe, 1843)   —Rough rat-tail

924 specimens were caught at depths between 709 and 916 m. Length data were available for 378 specimens ranging from 3 to 12 cm PAL (6.7 ± 1.7). Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal at depth range 200–1,000 m, usually 300– 750 m. Atlantic and Indo-West-Central Pacific oceans. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland and Faroe Islands to South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HV (FishBase).

Nezumia aequalis (Günther, 1878)   —Common Atlantic grenadier

3,645 specimens were caught at depths between 737 and 1,470 m. Length data were available for 544 specimens ranging from 1 to 9 cm PAL (4.3 ± 1.3). Habitat and Distribution: benthopelagic at depth range 200– 2,320 m, usually 200–1,000 m. North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. In the eastern Atlantic, from the Faroe Bank Channel to northern Angola. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MV (FishBase).

MHV

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