Blue antimora

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

The blue antimora or violet cod, Antimora rostrata, is a morid cod of the genus Antimora, found 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.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Antimora rostrata" in FishBase. April 2006 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