Palau grenadier

This species is rather similar to many of its congeners and is best distinguished by a combination of morphometric characters.

The Palau grenadier lives in the bathydemersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 685 - 710 m environment.

The Palau grenadier (Ventrifossa macroptera) is a species of rattail. This is a deep-water fish found at depths of up to 710 m. It has been recorded from many parts of the Pacific Ocean including Hawaii, southern Japan, Palau and northern Taiwan. More

Common names

Palau grenadier in English
Parao-sokodara in Japanese (日本語)
大鰭凹腹鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
大鰭凹腹鱈 in Unknown
大鳍凹腹鳕 in Mandarin Chinese
大鳍凹腹鳕 in Unknown

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Ventrifossa
Species : Ventrifossa macroptera
Authority : Okamura, 1982