Grenadier fish

A study of abyssal grenadier fish indicates that deep-sea creatures may be booming at a time when fish at higher depths are generally declining. More

The grenadier fish is about 19.7 inch long. It travels long distances on the sea bed. Its aim is to collect dead fish or waste products sinking down from the surface. More

Those who are familiar with the grenadier fish, which live in the deeps of the ocean, are probably thankful that they stay there. They are extremely ugly fish with over 280 species. They are bottom dwellers and despite their ferocious appearance they are not particularly dangerous. More

The grenadier fishery is not managed effectively on the U.S. West Coast—a significant conservation concern for the long-term sustainability of grenadier. For these reasons, grenadier is ranked as a species to “Avoid”. Recipe Alternatives U.S. More

Grenadier Fish, or I won’t eat any kind of fish anymore! Since this thing is so ugly and smelly, does anybody eat this? 3. More

Common names

bullseye grenadier in English
Grenadier fish in English
大眼底尾鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼底尾鳕 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Bathygadus
Species : Bathygadus favosus
Authority : Goode and Bean, 1885