Giant rattail

The giant grenadier has the usual greatly elongated pointed tail of the rattails.

The Giant rattail lives in the bathydemersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 140 - 3500 m , usually 700 - 1100 m environment.

* This could be a Giant Rattail ( Coryphaenoides rudis ). This large species occurs right around the world in deep water. More

Lily04-30-2005, 09:17 PMI like the giant rattail that thing looks mean - Mr. Tactical04-30-2005, 11:43 PMi wanna hook into one of those rattails. i bet they're a hell of a fight. - vBulletin More

Common names

giant grenadier in English
giant rattail in English
Grenadier in English
Grenadier in German (Deutsch)
Munedara in Japanese (日本語)
Pectoral rattail in English
Stor skolæst in Danish (dansk)
細鱗壯鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
细鳞壮鳕 in Mandarin Chinese
長臂突吻鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
长臂突吻鳕 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Albatrossia
Species : Albatrossia pectoralis
Authority : Gilbert, 1892