WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciidae Rafinesque, 1815

125473

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Family
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciinae Rafinesque, 1815
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyconodes Gilchrist, 1922
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyconus Günther, 1887
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacruronus Günther, 1873
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpicopus Günther, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHidronus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydronus Minding, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomalopomus Girard, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydronus Minding, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrouronus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacruronus Günther, 1873 (misspelling)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlangus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlus Guichenot, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomodon Mitchill, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinoides Borodin, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteindachneriinae Parr, 1942
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteindachneria Goode & Bean, 1888
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteinachneria accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteindachneria Goode & Bean, 1888 (misspelling)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, eastern Pacific,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, eastern Pacific, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Dorsal fins 2, except Lyconodes with one. Second dorsal fin and anal fin with a posterior notch. Chin barbel lacking. Small cycloid scales. Teeth present on head of vomer. Spinous first principal dorsal ray. Mouth large and terminal; long, pointed teeth in most species. A large V-shaped ridge appears on the upper side of the head. Pelvic fin rays 7-10. Branchiostegal rays 7. Pyloric caeca absent. Species of Merluccius are voracious predators inhabiting the continental shelf and upper slope. The three species of Macruronus live in large schools on the continental shelf in Subantarctic waters. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Merlucciidae Rafinesque, 1815. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125473 on 2017-11-18

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, eastern Pacific, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Dorsal fins 2, except Lyconodes with one. Second dorsal fin and anal fin with a posterior notch. Chin barbel lacking. Small cycloid scales. Teeth present on head of vomer. Spinous first principal dorsal ray. Mouth large and terminal; long, pointed teeth in most species. A large V-shaped ridge appears on the upper side of the head. Pelvic fin rays 7-10. Branchiostegal rays 7. Pyloric caeca absent. Species of Merluccius are voracious predators inhabiting the continental shelf and upper slope. The three species of Macruronus live in large schools on the continental shelf in Subantarctic waters. [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluccid hakes  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorメルルーサ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysingfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysingfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkummelfiskar  [details]