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NOAA Photo Library Image - nur00510

Rat-tail, also known as a grenadier. These bony fish inhabit sandy plains along the continental slope. Grenadier belong to the family Macrouridae and are gadiformes (cod-like fishes).

Image ID: nur00510, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Temperate Atlantic Ocean, Hatteras Slope.
Photo Date: 1991 August
Photographer: S. Ross
Credit: OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP); University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Category: Sea life/Vertebrates/Seafloor/

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