WoRMS taxon details

Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)

126439  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126439)

accepted
Species
Gadus potassoa (Risso, 1827) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Merlangius poutassou Risso, 1827 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Merlangus communis Costa, 1844 · unaccepted (synonym)
Merlangus pertusis Cocco, 1829 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Micromessistius poutassou (Risso, 1827) · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Merlangus poutassou Risso, 1827) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. <em>[book series].</em> 400 pp., 13 pls. [volumes 1-5. Paris, F.G. Levrault. vol. 3. Mammifères. Oiseaux. Poissons / vol. 4. Mollusques. Annélides / vol. 5. Crustacés. Myriapodes, scorpionides, arachnides et acarides. Insectes. Vers intestinaux. Radiaires. Zoophytes]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Northwest Atlantic: southern Greenland and off southeast Canada and the northeastern coast of the USA.  
Distribution Northwest Atlantic: southern Greenland and off southeast Canada and the northeastern coast of the USA. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126439 on 2024-07-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (of Merlangus albus Yarrell, 1841) Yarrell, W. (1841). A History of British fishes. <em>Second edition. John van Voorst, London.</em> v. 2: 1-628.
page(s): 247, Fig. [details]   

original description  (of Merlangus poutassou Risso, 1827) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. <em>[book series].</em> 400 pp., 13 pls. [volumes 1-5. Paris, F.G. Levrault. vol. 3. Mammifères. Oiseaux. Poissons / vol. 4. Mollusques. Annélides / vol. 5. Crustacés. Myriapodes, scorpionides, arachnides et acarides. Insectes. Vers intestinaux. Radiaires. Zoophytes]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Merlangus pertusus Cocco, 1829) Cocco, A. (1829). Su di alcuni nuovi pesci de' mari di Messina. <em>Giornale di Scienze Lettere e Arti per La Sicilia.</em> Anno 7, v. 26 (no. 77): 138-147.
page(s): 140 [details]   

original description  (of Merlangus communis Costa, 1844) Costa, O. G. (1829-53). Fauna del regno di Napoli, ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali che abitano le diverse regioni di questo regno e le acque che le bagnano, etc. Pesci. <em>Fauna del regno di Napoli.</em> Part 1: 511 pp. (variously paginated), 60 pls.
page(s): Gadoides p. 7 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. <em>[book series].</em> 400 pp., 13 pls. [volumes 1-5. Paris, F.G. Levrault. vol. 3. Mammifères. Oiseaux. Poissons / vol. 4. Mollusques. Annélides / vol. 5. Crustacés. Myriapodes, scorpionides, arachnides et acarides. Insectes. Vers intestinaux. Radiaires. Zoophytes]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984
page(s): 227 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Authority Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1826) [details]

Diet Feeds mostly on small crustaceans, but large individuals also prey on small fish and cephalopods [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic: southern Greenland and off southeast Canada and the northeastern coast of the USA. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found over the continental slope and shelf to more than 1000 m, but more common at 300-400 m. [details]

Importance Social- Highly Comercial, fishery [details]
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Albanian merluci tripendëshmerluci blu  [details]
Basque bakalada  [details]
Catalan mairelluçabacallaret  [details]
Danish kulmuleblåhvilling  [details]
Dutch blauwe wijting  [details]
English poutassoublue whiting  [details]
Finnish mustakitaturska  [details]
French poutassoumerlan bleu  [details]
German blauer Wittling  [details]
Icelandic kolmunni  [details]
Italian potassolomelu  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Προσφυγάκι  [details]
Norwegian kolmuleblågunnar  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kolmule  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kolmule  [details]
Polish błękitek  [details]
Portuguese verdinhopichelimmaria-mole  [details]
Russian Путассу северная  [details]
Spanish bacaladilla  [details]
Swedish kolmuleblagunnar  [details]
Turkish mavi mezgit baligiderinsu mezgiti  [details]
Ukrainian Путассу північна  [details]
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