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Gaidropsarus mediterraneus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Gaidropsarus mediterraneus was originally described as Gadus mediterraneus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Lotidae and subfamily Gaidropsarinae. It is commonly known as Shore rockling but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Mediterranean three-barbeled rockling, in USA (contiguous states) as Shore rockling, in Albania as Motele me mustaque, in Bulgaria as Galja, in Denmark as Tretrådet havkvabbe, in France as Motelle à trois barbillons. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern Atlantic: Norway and British Isles to Morocco.
Species   mediterraneus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
Subfamily   Gaidropsarinae Gaidropsarinae
Genus   Gaidropsarus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
Subfamily   Gaidropsarinae
Genus   Gaidropsarus
Original Name   Gadus        
Taxon Name   mediterraneus
Original Combination   Gadus mediterraneus
Original Genus   Gadus
Original Genus Species   Gadus mediterraneus
OriginalSubGenus   Gadus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family   Gadidae
Original SubFamily   Gaidropsarinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   European Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:225 [ref. 20707].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NRM 5631
Page   255

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
Current Species   mediterraneus
Current Genus   Gaidropsarus
Current AuthorWI   Montagu [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Montagu
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Lotidae
Current Subfamily   Gaidropsarinae Gaidropsarinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 450 meters.
Distribution   Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern Atlantic: Norway and British Isles to Morocco.

Current Summary   Valid as Gaidropsarus mediterraneus  (Linnaeus 1758). Lotidae.
Name History   • Valid as Gaidropsarus mediterraneus  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:318 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov 1986:6 [ref. 8033], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:700 [ref. 13676], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:50 [ref. 18936], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:50 [ref. 18936], Arruda 1997:70 [ref. 24952], Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:51 [ref. 26753], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:175 [ref. 28369], Fricke et al. 2007:65 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:54 [ref. 30517], Pais et al. 2008:462 [ref. 30211], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:168 [ref. 31251]).

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argentatus Gaidropsarus argentatus (Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837)Valid
argenteolus Gaidropsarus argenteolus (Montagu [G.] 1818)Synonym
barbatus Gaidropsarus barbatus de Buen [F.] 1934Synonym
biscayensis Gaidropsarus biscayensis (Collett [R.] 1890)Valid
capensis Gaidropsarus capensis (Kaup [J. J.] 1858)Valid
carpenteri Gaidropsarus carpenteri (Günther [A.] 1887)Synonym
cimbrius Gaidropsarus cimbrius (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Strussenfelt) 1766)Synonym
ensis Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837)Valid
fuscus Gaidropsarus fuscus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
granti Gaidropsarus granti (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Valid
guttatus Gaidropsarus guttatus (Collett [R.] 1890)Valid
insularum Gaidropsarus insularum Sivertsen [E.] 1945Valid
jubatus Gaidropsarus jubatus (Pallas [P. S.] 1814)Synonym
macrophthalmus Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
maculata Gaidropsarus maculata (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
megalokynodon Gaidropsarus megalokynodon (Kolombatović [G.] 1894)Synonym
mustela Gaidropsarus mustela (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
mustellaris Gaidropsarus mustellaris Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
novaezealandiae Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae (Hector [J.] 1874)Valid
novaezelandiae Gaidropsarus novaezelandiae (Hector [J.] 1874)Spelling
pacifica Gaidropsarus pacifica (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846)Spelling
pacificus Gaidropsarus pacificus (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846)Synonym
pakhorukovi Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Shcherbachev [Yu. N.] 1995Valid
parini Gaidropsarus parini Svetovidov [A. N.] 1986Valid
reinhardi Gaidropsarus reinhardi (Collett [R.] (ex Krøyer) 1879)Synonym
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