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Molva molva

(Linnaeus 1758)

Molva molva was originally described as Gadus molva by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Lotidae. It is commonly known as Ling but has many other common names such as European ling in USA (contiguous states), Lingue in Algeria, Leng in Belgium, Molva in Bulgaria, Lange in Denmark, Almindelig lange in Denmark. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   molva
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
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   molva
Original Combination   Gadus molva
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gadus molva
OriginalSubGenus   Gadus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   European seas.
Type Catalogue   Neotype designated by Fricke 1999:32 [ref. 24101], but withdrawn in Fricke 2000:639 [ref. 24537].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Page   254

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Molva molva
Current Species   molva
Current Genus Molva
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Lotidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 15 to 600 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Molva molva  (Linnaeus 1758). Lotidae.
Name History   •Valid as Molva molva (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:313 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:703 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:94 [ref. 23100], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:64 [ref. 18936], Arruda 1997:71 [ref. 24952], Fricke 1999:32 [ref. 24101], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:175 [ref. 26753], Nelson et al. 2004:94 [ref. 27807], Fricke 2007:28 [ref. 30577], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708], Parin et al. 2014:182 [ref. 33547], Iwamoto & Cohen 2016:2028 [ref. 34586], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:133 [ref. 36370], Martins & Carneiro 2018:46 [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 Molva dypterygia (Pennant [T.] (ex Müller) 1784)Valid
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
raptor Molva raptor (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
vulgaris Molva vulgaris Fleming [J.] 1828Synonym
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