COSEWIC Status Reports

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Roundnose Grenadier Coryphaenoides rupestris in Canada

Coryphaenoides rupestris, commonly known as the Roundnose Grenadier (occasionally, rock grenadier) in English or Grenadier de roche in French, belongs to the family Macrouridae or rattails. It is distinguished from other grenadiers in the North Atlantic by its soft, rounded snout and relatively short, compressed head.


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COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-938-4125
Fax: 819-938-3984
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