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Temporal range: 48–0 Ma

Middle Eocene to Present[1]
Bathygadus cottoides (Codheaded rattail).gif
Codheaded rattail, Bathygadus cottoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Bathygadidae
Genus: Bathygadus
Günther, 1878

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Bathygadus is a genus of rattails of the family Bathygadidae.


There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus: [2]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2008-01-08. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Bathygadus in FishBase. April 2012 version.