Kermadec rattail

The Kermadec rattail lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 623 - 1401 m environment.

The Kermadec rattail has the usual greatly elongated pointed tail of the rattails, as well as large eyes and ridges from the conical snout above and below the eyes back to the operculum. More

The Kermadec rattail, Caelorinchus kermadecus, is a rattail of the genus Caelorinchus, found around New Zealand including the Kermadec Islands at depths of between 1,100 and 1,200 m. Its length is about 40 cm. More

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The Kermadec rattail, Caelorinchus kermadecus, is a rattailRattail Grenadiers or rattails are generally large, brown to black gadiform marine fish of the family Macrouridae. More

Common names

Kermadec rattail in English
Kermadec whiptail in English
大紅腔吻鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
大红腔吻鳕 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Coelorinchus
Species : Coelorinchus kermadecus
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1904