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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) > 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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomodon bilinearis Mitchill, 1814 (basionym)
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 
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 editorChondracanthus merluccii (Holten, 1802) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785 (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 editorSphyrion lumpi (Krøyer, 1845) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella insidiosa lageniformis (Szidat, 1955) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (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 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. (2014). Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814). 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=158962 on 2014-10-25
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