WoRMS taxon details

Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814)

158962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158962)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Type locality contained in New York  
type locality contained in New York [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Distribution Belle Isle Channel to Bahamas; most common from southern Newfoundland to South Carolina  
Distribution Belle Isle Channel to Bahamas; most common from southern Newfoundland to South Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158962 on 2018-02-19
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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]   

additional source Lloris, D.; Matallanas, J.; Oliver P. (2005). Hakes of the world (Family Merlucciidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of hake species known to date. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 2. Rome, FAO. 57p. 12 colour plates. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofStomodon bilinearis Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on Atlantic herring, crustaceans, gaspereau, mackeral, and occasionally cannibalistic [details]

Distribution Belle Isle Channel to Bahamas; most common from southern Newfoundland to South Carolina [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat benthic species, prefers warmer waters [details]

Importance Scientific- Highly commercial [details]

Predators Cod, pollock, swordfish and sharks [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs from June to September [details]
 

LanguageName 
Croatian ugotica  [details]
Danish kulmule  [details]
Dutch zilverheek  [details]
English whitingsilver hakeNew England hakehakeAtlantic hake  [details]
Finnish hopekummeliturska  [details]
French merlu argentémerlan  [details]
German SilberhechtNordamerikanischer Seehecht  [details]
Icelandic lysingur  [details]
Italian nasello atlantico  [details]
Norwegian lysing  [details]
Polish morszczuk srebrzysty  [details]
Portuguese pescada prateada  [details]
Spanish merluza norteamericanamerluza atlánticamerluza  [details]