Blue antimora

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Blue antimora
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Moridae
Genus: Antimora
Species: A. rostrata
Binomial name
Antimora rostrata
(Günther, 1878)[2]

The blue antimora (Antimora rostrata), also known as the flat-nose codling, blue hake, long-finned cod or violet cod, , is a morid cod of the genus Antimora, found in seas around the world on the continental shelf except the north Pacific, at depths of between 350 and 3,000 m. Its length is between 40 and 75 cm.


  1. ^ Iwamoto, T. (2015). "Antimora rostrata". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T190385A15603090. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Antimora rostrata" in FishBase. February 2018 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8