Macrouridae


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Related to Macrouridae: Zoarcidae
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Noun1.Macrouridae - grenadiersMacrouridae - grenadiers        
fish family - any of various families of fish
Gadiformes, order Gadiformes - cods, haddocks, grenadiers; in some classifications considered equivalent to the order Anacanthini
rattail, rattail fish, grenadier - deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
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Carangidae Scomber japonicus Macrouridae Trachurus murphyi Ophichthyid.
5 ORDEN GADIFORMES FAMILIA MACROURIDAE Caelorinchus scaphopsis (Gilbert, 1890) Granadero carepala 3.
2006b) as well as a high diversity of truly deep-sea fin-fish (families Synaphobranchidae, Macrouridae, Trachichthyidae, Berycidae, Astronesthidae, Oreosomatidae, lpnopidae, Alepocephalidae, Ophidiidae and others), elasmobranches (families Rajidae, Scyliorhinidae), holocephalids (family Chimaeridae), and cephalopods (family Histioteuthidae, subfamily Bathypolipodinae).
These fish, such as the ghostfish (Chimaeridae), the ratfish, and other Macrouridae and some rays look much more familiar.
2 - - Engraulidae Engraulis ringens 28 4 Clupeidae Sardinops sagax 28 9 Bathylagidae Bathylagus nigrigenys 54 17 Normanichthyidae Normanichthys crockeri 41 13 Merlucciidae Merluccius gayi 27 4 Macrouridae Unidentified sp.