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Micromesistius poutassou

(Risso 1827)
  

Micromesistius poutassou was originally described as Merlangus poutassou by Risso in 1827. It belongs to the family Gadidae and subfamily Gadinae. It is commonly known as Blue whiting but has many other common names such as blue whiting in USA (contiguous states), Blue Whiting in South Africa, Tripendesh in Albania, Ferkh el bajij in Algeria, Putasu in Bulgaria. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern North Atlantic: Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard and Barents Sea south to Morocco; western North Atlantic.
Species   poutassou
AuthorWI   Risso [A.]
AuthorNI   Risso
Qualification   ---
Year   1827
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Subfamily  
Gadinae Gadinae
Genus   Micromesistius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Subfamily   Gadinae
Genus   Micromesistius
Original Name   Merlangus        
Taxon Name   poutassou
Original Combination   Merlangus poutassou
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Merlangus poutassou
OriginalSubGenus   Merlangus
Original Author   Risso
Original AuthorWI   Risso [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1827
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gadinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   227

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Micromesistius poutassou
Current Species   poutassou
Current Genus Micromesistius
Current AuthorWI Yarrell [W.]
Current AuthorNI   Yarrell
Current Year   1827
Current Family Gadidae
Current Subfamily
Gadinae Gadinae

Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 150 to 3000 meters.
   
Distribution Western Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern North Atlantic: Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard and Barents Sea south to Morocco; western North Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Micromesistius poutassou  (Risso 1827). Gadidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Micromesistius poutassou  (Risso 1827) -- (Svetovidov 1973:308 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:689 [ref. 13676], Scott & Scott 1988:283 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:118 [ref. 14674], Cohen 1990:528 [ref. 15766], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:61 [ref. 18936], Endo in Okamura et al. 1995:115 [ref. 22531], Santos et al. 1997:62 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:71 [ref. 24952], Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26753], Iwamoto & Cohen 2003:1024 [ref. 27011], Moore et al. 2003:213 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:94 [ref. 27807], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:64 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:57 [ref. 30517], Møller et al. 2010:41 [ref. 31169], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]).

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albus Micromesistius albus (Yarrell [W.] 1841)Synonym
australis Micromesistius australis Norman [J. R.] 1937Valid
australis pallidus Micromesistius australis pallidus Inada [T.] & Nakamura [I.] 1975Synonym
communis Micromesistius communis (Costa [O. G.] 1844)Synonym
melanostomus Micromesistius melanostomus (Nilsson [S.] 1855)Synonym
pallidus Micromesistius pallidus Inada [T.] & Nakamura [I.] 1975Synonym
pertusus Micromesistius pertusus (Cocco [A.] 1829)Synonym
potassoa Micromesistius potassoa (Düben [M. W. von] & Koren [J.] 1846)Not available
vernalis Micromesistius vernalis (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
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