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Molva dypterygia

(Pennant 1784)

Molva dypterygia was originally described as Gadus dypterygia by Pennant in 1784. It belongs to the family Lotidae. It is commonly known as Blue ling but has many other common names such as Blue ling in USA (contiguous states), Lingue espagnole in Algeria, Blauwe leng in Belgium, Byrkelange in Denmark, Tylppäpyrstömolva in Finland. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   dypterygia
AuthorWI   Pennant [T.]
AuthorNI   Pennant
Qualification   (ex Müller)
Year   1784
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
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Genus   Molva
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
Genus   Molva
Original Name   Gadus        
Taxon Name   dypterygius
Original Combination   Gadus dypterygius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gadus dypterygius
OriginalSubGenus   Gadus
Original Author   Pennant
Original AuthorWI   Pennant [T.]
Original Qualification   (ex Müller)
Original Year   1784
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   [No locality].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   lxxvi

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Molva dypterygia
Current Species dypterygia
Current Genus Molva
Current AuthorWI Pennant [T.]
Current AuthorNI Pennant
Current Year 1784
Current Family Lotidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 150 to 1000 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Molva dypterygia  (Pennant 1784). Lotidae.
Name History   •Valid as Molva dypterygia (Pennant 1784),, subspecies dypterygia (Pennant 1784) -- (Ehrich 1983:140 [ref. 37253]). •Valid as Molva dypterygia (Pennant 1784) -- (Svetovidov 1973:313 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:702 [ref. 13676] as dipterygia, McAllister 1990:119 [ref. 14674], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:63 [ref. 18936], Endo in Okamura et al. 1995:119 [ref. 22531], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Møller et al. 2010:42 [ref. 31169] as dipterygius, Parin et al. 2014:182 [ref. 33547], Iwamoto & Cohen 2016:2027 [ref. 34586] as dipterygia, Mecklenburg et al. 2018:131 [ref. 36370], Martins & Carneiro 2018:47 [ref. 36550], Carneiro et al. 2019:146 [ref. 37250]).

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abyssorum Molva abyssorum (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
byrkelange Molva byrkelange (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
dypterygia macrophthalma Molva dypterygia macrophthalma (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
elongata Molva elongata (Otto [A. W.] 1821)Synonym
elongatus Molva elongatus (Otto [A. W.] 1821)Synonym
huntia Molva huntia Lesueur [C. A.] 1819Synonym
linnei Molva linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
lota Molva lota (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
macrophthalma Molva macrophthalma (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Valid
maculosa Molva maculosa (Lesueur [C. A.] 1817)Synonym
maculosa Molva maculosa Lesueur [C. A.] 1819In family
molva Molva molva (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
raptor Molva raptor (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
vulgaris Molva vulgaris Fleming [J.] 1828Synonym
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