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Western softhead grenadier (Malacocephalus occidentalis). Is commercially harvested for fishmeal and oil and is also likely to be taken as by-catch by commercial trawl fisheries. Is found in warm to temperate waters on the continental slope mostly at depths exceeding 350 m, however it can occur at depths of 140–1,945 m. Portugal. Composite image. Portugal. Composite image

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Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Grenadier (Macrouridae sp) / Western softhead grenadier (Malacocephalus occidentalis)

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

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Shot / Underwater shot

Europe / European Union / Portugal

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Abyss

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World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean

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Vertebrata / Pisces / Osteichthya / Actinopterygii / Teleostei / Gadiformes / Macrouridae / Malacocephalus

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