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

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Southwest Pacific

Gadomus aoteanus McCann & McKnight, 1980

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gadomus aoteanus
[Filamentous rattail]



Central Atlantic
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Gadomus arcuatus (Goode & Bean, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Delgado, J.
 
Gadomus arcuatus
[Doublethread grenadier]



Southeast Atlantic and So
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Gadomus capensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gadomus capensis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 38.2 cm TL
Gadomus colletti Jordan & Gilbert, 1904

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gadomus colletti
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Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Gadomus denticulatus
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Atlantic Ocean

Gadomus dispar (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Gadomus dispar
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Gadomus filamentosus
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Gadomus introniger
[Blackmouth rat tail]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gadomus longifilis (Goode & Bean, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Gadomus longifilis
[Treadfin grenadier]
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Gadomus magnifilis
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Gadomus melanopterus
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Max. Length 35.7 cm TL

 
Gadomus multifilis
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Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gadomus pepperi
[Blacktongue rat tail]



13 species

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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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