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Merluccius albidus

(Mitchill 1818)

Merluccius albidus was originally described as Gadus albidus by Mitchill in 1818. It belongs to the family Merlucciidae and subfamily Merlucciinae. It is commonly known as Offshore hake but has many other common names such as offshore hake in USA (contiguous states), Ofushoa-heiku in Japan, Merluza in Mexico, Merlu du large in France, Merlu in French Guiana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   albidus
AuthorWI   Mitchill [S. L.]
AuthorNI   Mitchill
Qualification   ---
Year   1818
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   Gadus        
Taxon Name   albidus
Original Combination   Gadus albidus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gadus albidus
OriginalSubGenus   Gadus
Original Author   Mitchill
Original AuthorWI   Mitchill [S. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1818
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Merlucciinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   New York, 39°53'N, 69°53'W.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   USNM 31630
Page   409

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Merluccius albidus
Current Species   albidus
Current Genus Merluccius
Current AuthorWI Mitchill [S. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Mitchill
Current Year   1818
Current Family Merlucciidae
Current Subfamily
Merlucciinae Merlucciinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 80 to 1170 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Merluccius albidus  (Mitchill 1818). Merlucciidae: Merlucciinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill 1814) -- (Smith 1986:406 [ref. 22186]). •Treated as valid as Merluccius albidus (Mitchill 1818) -- (Inada & Arai in Uyeno et al. 1983:207 [ref. 14275], Scott & Scott 1988:276 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:121 [ref. 14674], Inada in Cohen et al. 1990:330 [ref. 18936], Cervigón 1991:164 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:74 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:359 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:800 [ref. 23897], Grant & Leslie 2001:700 [ref. 25592], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:217 [ref. 26158], Iwamoto & Cohen 2003:1019 [ref. 27011], Moore et al. 2003:213 [ref. 27076], Lloris et al. 2003:18 [ref. 27698], Nelson et al. 2004:94 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:93 [ref. 32708]).

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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 Merluccius gayi (Guichenot [A.] 1848)Valid
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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