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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Macrourinae
Genus: Sphagemacrurus

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Sphagemacrurus decimalis
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Sphagemacrurus gibber
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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sphagemacrurus grenadae (Parr, 1946)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sphagemacrurus grenadae
[Pugnose grenadier]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Sphagemacrurus hirundo (Collett, 1896)

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Sphagemacrurus hirundo
[Swallow grenadier]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sphagemacrurus pumiliceps (Alcock, 1894)

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Sphagemacrurus pumiliceps
[Dwarf whiptail]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Sphagemacrurus richardi (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Sphagemacrurus richardi
[Richard's whiptail]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sphagemacrurus decimalis Western Central Pacific. 1920
Sphagemacrurus gibber Eastern Central Pacific 1897
Sphagemacrurus grenadae Pugnose grenadier Western Central Atlantic 25 TL 1946
Sphagemacrurus hirundo Swallow grenadier Eastern Central Atlantic 21 TL 1896
Sphagemacrurus pumiliceps Dwarf whiptail Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1894
Sphagemacrurus richardi Richard's whiptail Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1913



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