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Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Trachyrincinae


(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Idiolophorhynchus andriashevi
[Pineapple rattail]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Trachyrincus aphyodes
[]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Trachyrincus helolepis Gilbert, 1892

Photo by FAO
 
Trachyrincus helolepis
[Armourhead grenadier]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Trachyrincus longirostris
[Slender unicorn rattail]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Trachyrincus murrayi Günther, 1887

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Trachyrincus murrayi
[Roughnose grenadier]

Photo by Ticina, V.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachyrincus scabrus (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Ticina, V.
 
Trachyrincus scabrus
[Roughsnout grenadier]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Trachyrincus villegai Pequeño, 1971

Photo by FAO
 
Trachyrincus villegai
[Grey grenadier]
7 Species of Family Macrouridae
(Grenadiers or rattails)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1981 Idiolophorhynchus andriashevi Pineapple rattail Eastern Indian Ocean
1995 Trachyrincus aphyodes Southwest Pacific
1892 Trachyrincus helolepis Armourhead grenadier Southeast Pacific 46 TL
1878 Trachyrincus longirostris Slender unicorn rattail Southwest Pacific 60 TL
1887 Trachyrincus murrayi Roughnose grenadier Northeast Atlantic 37 TL
1810 Trachyrincus scabrus Roughsnout grenadier Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1971 Trachyrincus villegai Grey grenadier Southeast Pacific 44 TL



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