Squalogadus modificatus

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Squalogadus modificatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae
Subfamily: Macrouroidinae
Genus: Squalogadus
Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916
Species: S. modificatus
Binomial name
Squalogadus modificatus
Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916

Squalogadus modificatus, the tadpole whiptail, is a species of rattail found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans where it occurs at depths of from 600 to 1,740 metres (1,970 to 5,710 ft). This species grows to a length of 35 centimetres (14 in) TL. It is the only known member of its genus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iwamoto, T. (2015). "Squalogadus modificatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T190237A15603025. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T190237A15603025.en. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Squalogadus modificatus" in FishBase. February 2018 version.