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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960 
AphiaID: 217745

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 editorMerluccius capensis paradoxus Franca, 1960
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerluccius merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstokvisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordiepwater stokvis  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkulmule  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater hakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeep-water Cape hake  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu profondUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerlu du large du Cap  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeehecht  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorszczuk atlantycki  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescada do sudoeste africanoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescadaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarmota  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza de cantilUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormerluza de altura del Cabo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 47 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 51 [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus merluccii (Holten, 1802) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella insidiosa (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobrachiella merluccii (Bassett-Smith, 1896) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiella supplicans Barnard, 1955 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParabrachiella australis Wilson C.B., 1923 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (51 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 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 (80 nucleotides; 32 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217745
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960. 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=217745 on 2014-10-01
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