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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 126484

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus byrkelange Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus merluccius Linnaeus, 1758 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus ruber Lacepède, 1803 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHidronus marlucius Minding, 1832 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydronus marlucius Minding, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius argentatus Günther, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius esculentus Risso, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius linnei Malm, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius lessepsianus Lloris, Matallanas & Oliver, 2003
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius smiridus Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius ambiguus Lowe, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius esculentus Risso, 1827 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius lanatus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucius sinuatus Swainson, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolva byrkelange (Walbaum, 1792) (Following synonymy of Gadus byrkelange)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnus riali Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinoides maroccanus Borodin, 1934 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinoides moroccanus Borodin, 1934 (misspelling)
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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluciUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbakalaku  [details]
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlegatzaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlegatz arrunt  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluzUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbegeg-vôr  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlluç  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkulmuleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkolmuler  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstokvisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormooie meidUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorheek  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean hake  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkummeli  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluchónUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlucheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu européenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu blancUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcolinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrochet de mer  [details]
Galician Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpixotaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescada  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeehechtUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHechtdorsch  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorבקלה ים-תיכונית  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlýsingur  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornasello  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜπακαλιάροςUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΒακαλάος  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkolkjeftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhaeg  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysing  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysing  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorszczuk  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescadinhaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescadaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarmota  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМерлуза европейская  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescadillaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescadaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza europeaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluzaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcarioca  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkummel  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbakalyaro  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМерлуза європейська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorceggduUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcegddu  [details]
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taxa (9)

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 Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius smiridus Rafinesque, 1810

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius cadenati Doutre, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius polli Cadenat, 1950
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius capensis Castelnau, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius capensis Castelnau, 1861
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius hubbsi Marini, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius hubbsi Marini, 1933
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius lessepsianus Lloris, Matallanas & Oliver, 2003 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius polli Cadenat, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius polli Cadenat, 1950
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius senegalensis Cadenat, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius senegalensis Cadenat, 1950
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [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 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 editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 27 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 34 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 37 [details]
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 editorChondracanthus merluccii (Holten, 1802) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavella adunca (Strøm, 1762) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavella stellata (Krøyer, 1838) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella impudica (von Nordmann, 1832) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella insidiosa (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella merluccii (Bassett-Smith, 1896) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaemobaphes cyclopterina (Müller O.F., 1776) (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 editorSphyrion lumpi (Krøyer, 1845) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiella merlucci Bassett-Smith, 1896 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeocera caparti Machado-Cruz, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarcotaces arcticus Collett, 1874 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabrachiella australis Wilson C.B., 1923 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabrachiella insidiosa (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabrachiella merluccii (Bassett-Smith, 1896) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links 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 (74 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (74 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 (272 nucleotides; 208 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
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126484
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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). Merluccius merluccius (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=126484 on 2014-11-24
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