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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Bathygadinae
Genus: Gadomus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gadomus aoteanus Filamentous rattail Southwest Pacific 1980
Gadomus arcuatus Doublethread grenadier Central Atlantic 58 TL 1886
Gadomus capensis Southeast Atlantic and So 46 TL 1924
Gadomus colletti Northwest Pacific 38.2 TL 1904
Gadomus denticulatus Western Central Pacific 18.5 TL 1920
Gadomus dispar Atlantic Ocean 1888
Gadomus filamentosus Western Central Pacific. 1912
Gadomus introniger Blackmouth rat tail Western Central Pacific 1920
Gadomus longifilis Treadfin grenadier Atlantic Ocean 30 TL 1885
Gadomus magnifilis Western Central Pacific 1920
Gadomus melanopterus Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Gadomus multifilis Indo-Pacific. 35.7 TL 1887
Gadomus pepperi Blacktongue rat tail Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1999



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