Longrayed whiptail

The longrayed whiptail or four rayed rattail, Coryphaenoides subserrulatus, is a rattail of the genus Coryphaenoides, found circumpolar in all southern oceans, at depths of between 550 and 1,200 m.

The Longrayed whiptail lives in the bathydemersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 900 - 1180 m , usually 900 - 1050 m environment.

The longrayed whiptail has the usual greatly elongated pointed tail of the rattails, as well as large eyes, and three prominent scleriteSclerite A sclerite is a hardened body part. More

Common names

Four rayed rattail in English
Four-rayed rattail in English
Granadero in Spanish (español)
Longray whiptail in English
Longrayed whiptail in English
Toge-sokodara in Japanese (日本語)
丝鳍突吻鳕 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鰭突吻鱈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Coryphaenoides
Species : Coryphaenoides subserrulatus
Authority : Makushok, 1976