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Merluccius gayi

(Guichenot 1848)

Merluccius gayi was originally described as Merlus gayi by Guichenot in 1848. It belongs to the family Merlucciidae and subfamily Merlucciinae. It is commonly known as South Pacific hake. It is found in Salt water.
Species   gayi
AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
AuthorNI   Guichenot
Qualification   ---
Year   1848
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Merlucciidae
Merlucciinae Merlucciinae
Genus   Merluccius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Merlucciidae
Subfamily   Merlucciinae
Genus   Merluccius
Original Name   Merlus        
Taxon Name   gayi
Original Combination   Merlus gayi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Merlus gayi
OriginalSubGenus   Merlus
Original Author   Guichenot
Original AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1848
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Merlucciinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Valparaíso, Chile.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN B-1280 (2, poor condition).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bailly et al. 1999:233 [ref. 24244].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Fauna Chilena, Peces
Page   329
Illustrations   Pl. 8 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year (Guichenot 1848)

Current Genus Species Merluccius gayi
Current Species gayi
Current Genus Merluccius
Current AuthorWI Guichenot [A.]
Current AuthorNI Guichenot
Current Year 1848
Current Family Merlucciidae
Current Subfamily
Merlucciinae Merlucciinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Merluccius gayi  (Guichenot 1848). Merlucciidae: Merlucciinae.
Name History   •Valid as Merluccius gayi (Guichenot 1848) -- (Inada in Nakamura et al. 1986:127 [ref. 14235], Pequeño 1989:45 [ref. 14125], Inada in Cohen et al. 1990:336 [ref. 18936], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:208 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:232, 384 [ref. 24555], Bailly et al. 1999:233 [ref. 24244], Grant & Leslie 2001:700 [ref. 25592], Lloris et al. 2003:28 [ref. 27698] with subspecies, Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:196 [ref. 28944], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957]).

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albidus Merluccius albidus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1818)Valid
ambiguous Merluccius ambiguous Lowe [R. T.] 1841Synonym
ambiguus Merluccius ambiguus (Lowe [R. T.] 1841)Synonym
angusticeps Merluccius angusticeps Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
angustimanus Merluccius angustimanus Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
argentatus Merluccius argentatus Ekström [C. U.] in Fries, Ekström & Sundevall 1837Synonym
argentatus Merluccius argentatus Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
atlanticus Merluccius atlanticus Cadenat [J.] 1950Synonym
australis Merluccius australis (Hutton [F. W.] 1872)Valid
australis polylepis Merluccius australis polylepis (Ginsburg [I.] 1954)Synonym
bilinearis Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill [S. L.] 1814)Valid
cadenati Merluccius cadenati Doutre [M. P.] 1960Synonym
capensis Merluccius capensis Castelnau [F. L.] 1861Valid
capensis capensis Merluccius capensis capensis Castelnau [F. L.] 1861Synonym
capensis paradoxus Merluccius capensis paradoxus Franca [P. da] 1960Synonym
esculentus Merluccius esculentus (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
gayi australis Merluccius gayi australis Hutton [F. W.] 1872Synonym
gayi gayi Merluccius gayi gayi (Guichenot [A.] 1848)Synonym
gayi peruanus Merluccius gayi peruanus Ginsburg [I.] 1954Synonym
hernandezi Merluccius hernandezi Mathews [C. P.] 1985Synonym
hubbsi Merluccius hubbsi Marini [T. L.] 1933Valid
lanatus Merluccius lanatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
linnei Merluccius linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
magnoculus Merluccius magnoculus Ginsburg [I.] 1954Synonym
maraldi Merluccius maraldi (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
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