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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius albidus (Mitchill, 1818) 
AphiaID: 158748

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 albidus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus albidus Mitchill, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius magnoculus Ginsburg, 1954
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroffshore whitingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroffshore silver hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroffshore hake  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu du largeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu blancUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu argenté du largeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeehecht  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorofushoa-heiku  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprescada prateada do alto  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza norteamericana meridionalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza blanca de alturaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza blancaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New York [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 21 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 31 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (25 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (58 nucleotides; 14 proteins) 
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 lanternfishes, merlucciids, squid and crustaceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Scotian shelf off eastern Canada, into eastern Canada into the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to Rio de Janeiro [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat deepwater species occuring over a wide depth range, usually deeper than 183m  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs from April to July, possibly near the bottom in depths of 330-550m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158748
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Merluccius albidus (Mitchill, 1818). 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=158748 on 2014-12-28
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