WoRMS taxon details

Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758)

126441  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126441)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gadus virens Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 253 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range  
Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126441 on 2019-10-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Gadus carbonarius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Gadus virens Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 253 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 106 p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on copepods, amphipods and euphausiids [details]

Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range [details]

Habitat Inhabit coastal waters in spring, move to deeper waters in winter. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Scientific- Highly commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Harbour seals, green lamprey, minke whale and other pollock [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs from November to February [details]
 

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Breton levneggwelenek  [details]
Danish sej  [details]
Dutch zwarte koolviskoolvis  [details]
English sillocksaithepollockgloshanglassancoleycoalfishcoal fishbillet  [details]
Faroese seiður  [details]
French lieu noirgobergecolin (lieu)colin  [details]
German SeelachsKöhler  [details]
Icelandic ufsi  [details]
Norwegian seipale (kleine)  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sei  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sei  [details]
Spanish colincarbonero  [details]
Swedish sejgråsej  [details]
Welsh chwitlyn glas  [details]