WoRMS taxon details

Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758)

126461  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126461)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofGadus molva Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 254 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Atlantic: Barents Sea and Iceland to Morocco; rare in the Northwestern Mediterranean, off southern Greenland, and Canada.  
Distribution Atlantic: Barents Sea and Iceland to Morocco; rare in the Northwestern Mediterranean, off southern Greenland, and Canada. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126461 on 2018-09-22
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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  (ofGadus molva Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 254 [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 Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes. , available online at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/FishAtlas/default.htm [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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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) Breine, J.; Van Thuyne, G. (2014). Opvolging van het visbestand in de Zeeschelde: Viscampagnes 2013. Rapporten van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek, INBO.R.2014.1413950. Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO): Brussel. 52 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on lobsters, cephalopods, starfishes and fish, such as cod, herring and flatfish  [details]

Distribution Atlantic: Barents Sea and Iceland to Morocco; rare in the Northwestern Mediterranean, off southern Greenland, and Canada. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found mainly at depths of 100- 400 m, on rocky bottoms. [details]

Importance Social- Highly Comercial, fishery and gamefish [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs from March to June; external fertilization; fecundity may reach 20- 60 million eggs per female  [details]
 

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Irish longa  [details]
Italian molva  [details]
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Portuguese juliana  [details]
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