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Temporal range: Thanetian to Present[1]
Nezumia namatahi (Squashed face rattail).gif
Squashed face rattail, Nezumia namatahi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae
Genus: Nezumia
D. S. Jordan in Jordan & Starks, 1904

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Roughtip grenadier, Nezumia sclerorhynchus

Nezumia is a large genus of rattails.


There are currently 52 recognized species in this genus: [2][3]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Nezumia in FishBase. June 2012 version.
  3. ^ a b Nakayama, N. & Endo, H. (2012): A new grenadier of the genus Nezumia (Pisces: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from southern Japan. Zootaxa, 3410: 61–68.