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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814) 
AphiaID: 158962

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerlucciinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius bilinearis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomodon bilinearis Mitchill, 1814
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomodon bilinearis Mitchill, 1814 (basionym)
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Croatian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorugotica  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkulmule  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzilverheek  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhitingUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilver hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew England hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic hake  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhopekummeliturska  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu argentéUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlan  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSilberhechtUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNordamerikanischer Seehecht  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysingur  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornasello atlantico  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysing  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorszczuk srebrzysty  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescada prateada  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza norteamericanaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza atlánticaUnreviewed: 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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus von Nordmann, 1832 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 editorNeobrachiella exigua (Brian, 1906) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella insidiosa lageniformis (Szidat, 1955) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrion lumpi (Krøyer, 1845) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (78 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (155 publications) 
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 (108 nucleotides; 51 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 Atlantic herring, crustaceans, gaspereau, mackeral, and occasionally cannibalistic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Belle Isle Channel to Bahamas; most common from southern Newfoundland to South Carolina [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic species, prefers warmer waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- Highly commercial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Cod, pollock, swordfish and sharks [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs from June to September [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158962
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. (2015). Merluccius bilinearis. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158962 on 2016-05-06
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