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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 
AphiaID: 125762

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius smiridus Rafinesque, 1810 (type by monotypy)
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciinae Svetovidov, 1948
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpicopus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHidronus (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomalopomus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydronus Minding, 1832 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlangus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomodon
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinoides
Sources  original description Rafinesque, C.S. (1810). Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. Per le stampe di Sanfilippo: Palermo, Italy. 105, 20 fold. Pl pp. (look up in IMIS)
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius albidus (Mitchill, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius angustimanus Garman, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius australis (Hutton, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius capensis Castelnau, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius hernandezi Mathews, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius hubbsi Marini, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius patagonicus Lloris & Matallanas, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius polli Cadenat, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius productus (Ayres, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius senegalensis Cadenat, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius tasmanicus Matallanas & Lloris, 2006

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius gayi (Guichenot, 1848) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius gayi gayi (Guichenot, 1848) (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius ambiguous Lowe, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadella maraldi (Risso, 1810)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius ambiguus Lowe, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadella maraldi (Risso, 1810)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius angusticeps Hildebrand, 1946 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius angustimanus Garman, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius argentatus G√ľnther, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius cadenati Doutre, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius polli Cadenat, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius esculentus Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius linnei Malm, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius magnoculus Ginsburg, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius albidus (Mitchill, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius maraldi (Risso, 1810) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadella maraldi (Risso, 1810)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius polylepis Ginsburg, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius australis (Hutton, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius smiridus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius uraleptus Costa, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadella maraldi (Risso, 1810)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius vulgaris Fleming, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125762
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-03-03 08:41:16Z  changed  Dewitte, Elien
2013-03-11 13:25:43Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Merluccius Rafinesque, 1810. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125762 on 2014-08-30
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