Merluccius merluccius Linnaeus 1758 (European hake)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Alternative combination: Gadus merluccius

Belongs to Merluccius according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Linnaeus 1758, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Schwarzhans 1978 and Steurbaut 1984

Sister taxa: Merluccius abreviatus, Merluccius athanasiui, Merluccius attenuatus, Merluccius balticus, Merluccius bilinearis, Merluccius emarginatus, Merluccius fimbriatus, Merluccius inferus, Merluccius lednevi, Merluccius macroactus, Merluccius miocenicus, Merluccius obtusus, Merluccius ovalis, Merluccius productus, Merluccius pukeuriensis, Merluccius rattazzii, Merluccius romanicus, Merluccius vulgaris

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), the Czech Republic (2), Italy (4)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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