Slender codling

Slender codling
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Moridae
Genus: Halargyreus
Günther, 1862
Species: H. johnsonii
Binomial name
Halargyreus johnsonii
Günther, 1862

The slender codling or slender cod, Halargyreus johnsonii, is a morid cod, the only species in the genus Halargyreus. It is found in all oceans, at depths from 450 to 3,000 m (1,480 to 9,840 ft), and grows to 56 cm (22 in) in total length. First discovered by and named after James Yate Johnson.


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