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Pollachius virens

(Linnaeus 1758)

Pollachius virens was originally described as Gadus virens by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Gadidae and subfamily Gadinae. It is commonly known as Saithe but has many other common names such as in Australia as Coley, in USA (contiguous states) as pollock, in Belgium as Koolvis, in Canada as Pollock, in Denmark as Mørksej, in Denmark as Gråsej. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is North Atlantic (including Baltic Sea, North Sea).
Species   virens
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Gadinae Gadinae
Genus   Pollachius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Subfamily   Gadinae
Genus   Pollachius
Original Name   Gadus        
Taxon Name   virens
Original Combination   Gadus virens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gadus virens
OriginalSubGenus   Gadus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gadinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   European seas.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:217-218 [ref. 13434].
Primary Code   ---
Page   253

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Pollachius virens
Current Species   virens
Current Genus   Pollachius
Current AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Gadidae
Current Subfamily  
Gadinae Gadinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 200 meters.
Distribution   North Atlantic (including Baltic Sea, North Sea).

Current Summary   Valid as Pollachius virens  (Linnaeus 1758). Gadidae.
Name History   • Valid as Pollachius virens  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:309 [ref. 7169], Smith 1986:405 [ref. 22186], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:691 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:93 [ref. 23100], McAllister 1990:118 [ref. 14674], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:71 [ref. 18936], Endo in Okamura et al. 1995:116 [ref. 22531], Murdy et al. 1997:111 [ref. 23144], Carr et al. 1999:20 [ref. 24219], Fricke 1999:33 [ref. 24101], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:247 [ref. 26158], Iwamoto & Cohen 2003:1025 [ref. 27011], Nelson et al. 2004:94 [ref. 27807], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Møller et al. 2010:41 [ref. 31169], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]).

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carbonarius Pollachius carbonarius (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
chalcogrammus Pollachius chalcogrammus (Pallas [P. S.] (ex Steller) 1814)Synonym
chalcogrammus fucensis Pollachius chalcogrammus fucensis Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1893Synonym
colinus Pollachius colinus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Synonym
fucensis Pollachius fucensis Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1893Synonym
linnei Pollachius linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
lycostomus Pollachius lycostomus (Faber [F.] 1828)Synonym
pollachius Pollachius pollachius (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
purpureus Pollachius purpureus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1814)Synonym
sey Pollachius sey (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Synonym
typus Pollachius typus Bonaparte [C. L.] 1846Synonym
viridis Pollachius viridis (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
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