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Temporal range: 28–0 Ma

Late Oligocene to Present[1]
Coryphaenoides acrolepis.jpg
Coryphaenoides acrolepis
Coryphaenoides leptolepis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae
Genus: Coryphaenoides
Gunnerus, 1765

Coryphaenoides is a genus of rattails which is found in all oceans of the world.[2]


Coryphaenoides armatus is seen in this video describing the operation and use of an autonomous lander (RV Kaharoa) in deep sea research.

There are currently 66 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Sepkoski, J.J.Jr (2002). "A Compendium of Fossil Marine Animal Genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology,. 363: 1–560. Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Coryphaenoides in FishBase. January 2016 version.
  3. ^ a b Nakayama, N. & Endo, H. (2016): A new species of the grenadier genus Coryphaenoides (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from Japan and a range extension of Coryphaenoides rudis Günther 1878 in the northwestern Pacific. Ichthyological Research, 64 (1): 1–12.