Serrulate whiptail

Serrulate whiptail
Serrulate whiptail
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae
Genus: Coryphaenoides
Species: C. serrulatus
Binomial name
Coryphaenoides serrulatus
Günther, 1878

The serrulate whiptail or serrulate rattail, Coryphaenoides serrulatus, is a rattail of the genus Coryphaenoides, found around southern Australia and New Zealand, at depths of between 750 and 2,000 m. Its length is between 30 and 45 cm.


  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Coryphaenoides serrulatus" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8