Blue grenadier

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phylum Chordata The blue grenadier, hoki, blue hake, New Zealand whiptail, whiptail or whiptail hake, Macruronus novaezelandiae, is a merluccid hake of the family Merlucciidae found around southern Australia and New Zealand at depths of between 10 and 1,000 m (33 and 3,281 ft). It feeds in midwater on small squids, crustaceans, and fish.

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class Actinopterygii
order Gadiformes
family Merlucciidae
genus Macruronus
species M. novaezelandiae