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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva molva (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 126461

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 editorLotidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva Lesueur, 1819
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus molva Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus raptor Nilsson, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLota mola Moreau, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva linnei Malm, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 254 [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorlean  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlange  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorleng  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean lingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon ling  [details]
Faroese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlonga  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlingueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjulienneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrande lingue  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLeng  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlanga  [details]
Irish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlonga  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormolva  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlange  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlange  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlange  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjuliana  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormaruca  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlånga  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhonos  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Coast [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScotland [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolobomolochus confusus (Stock, 1953) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeocera branchialis (Linnaeus, 1767) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeocera lusci (Bassett-Smith, 1896) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus confusus Stock, 1953 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus brotulae Capart, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCresseyus confusus (Stock, 1953) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (89 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (46 nucleotides; 29 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on lobsters, cephalopods, starfishes and fish, such as cod, herring and flatfish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic: Barents Sea and Iceland to Morocco; rare in the Northwestern Mediterranean, off southern Greenland, and Canada. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found mainly at depths of 100- 400 m, on rocky bottoms. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Highly Comercial, fishery and gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs from March to June; external fertilization; fecundity may reach 20- 60 million eggs per female  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126461
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=126461 on 2014-10-01
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