WoRMS taxon details

Merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960

217745  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217745)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Feeds on fishes, mysids, euphausiids and squids. The young feed mainly on euphausiids, but the diet becomes polyphagous...  
Description Feeds on fishes, mysids, euphausiids and squids. The young feed mainly on euphausiids, but the diet becomes polyphagous with growth. Cannibalism has been observed in larger individuals (Ref. 9583). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217745 on 2018-05-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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]   

basis of record  (ofMerluccius merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMerluccius capensis paradoxus Franca, 1960) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). 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
Description Feeds on fishes, mysids, euphausiids and squids. The young feed mainly on euphausiids, but the diet becomes polyphagous with growth. Cannibalism has been observed in larger individuals (Ref. 9583). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans stokvisdiepwater stokvis  [details]
Danish kulmule  [details]
Dutch diepwaterheek  [details]
English hakedeepwater hakedeep-water Cape hake  [details]
French merlu profondmerlu du large du Cap  [details]
German Tiefenwasser-KapseechechtSeehecht  [details]
Polish morszczuk atlantycki  [details]
Portuguese pescada do sudoeste africanopescadamarmota  [details]
Spanish merluza de cantilmerluza de altura del Cabo  [details]