The Rat-tail lives in the bathydemersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 395 - 960 m environment.

as, a rat-tail file, which is round, slender, and tapering. See Illust. of File. - An excrescence growing from the pastern to the middle of the shank of a horse. More

Common names

conesnout grenadier in English
rat-tail in English
Rato narigudo in Portuguese (Português)
rattail in English
錐吻凹腹鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
锥吻凹腹鳕 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Ventrifossa
Species : Ventrifossa nasuta
Authority : Smith, 1935