Deepsea pigfish

Deepsea pigfish
Deepsea pigfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Congiopodidae
Genus: Congiopodus
Species: C. coriaceus
Binomial name
Congiopodus coriaceus
Paulin & Moreland, 1979

The deepsea pigfish, Congiopodus coriaceus, is a pigfish of the family Congiopodidae found around New Zealand.


  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Congiopodus coriaceus" in FishBase. May 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