WoRMS taxon details

Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758)

126441  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126441)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gadus virens Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 253 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range  
Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126441 on 2024-04-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (of Gadus carbonarius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Gadus sey Lacepède, 1800) Lacepède, B. G. E. (1800). Histoire naturelle des poissons. v. 2: i-lxiv + 1-632, Pls. 1-20.
page(s): 367, 417 [details]   

original description  (of Gadus virens Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 253 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Gadus colinus Lacepède, 1800) Lacepède, B. G. E. (1800). Histoire naturelle des poissons. v. 2: i-lxiv + 1-632, Pls. 1-20.
page(s): 366, 416 [details]   

original description  (of Gadus purpureus Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S. L. (1814). Arrangement and description of the codfishes of New-York: addressed to the editors. <em>In: Hosack, D. & J. W. Francis (eds.): The American medical and philosophical register; or, annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts. [2nd edition.] C. S. van Winkle, New York: i-xv + 1-675. The Amerian medical and philosophical register of annals of medicine, natural history, agriculture, and the arts v. 4: 618-627.</em> Pp. 618-627.
page(s): 623 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 106 p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet Feeds on copepods, amphipods and euphausiids [details]

Distribution southwest Greenland, Hudson Strait to North Carolina, although rare at the extremes of the range [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Inhabit coastal waters in spring, move to deeper waters in winter. [details]

Importance Scientific- Highly commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Harbour seals, green lamprey, minke whale and other pollock [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs from November to February [details]
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Breton levneggwelenek  [details]
Danish sej  [details]
Dutch zwarte koolviskoolvis  [details]
English sillocksaithepollockgloshanglassancoleycoalfishcoal fishbillet  [details]
Faroese seiður  [details]
French lieu noirgobergecolin (lieu)colin  [details]
German SeelachsKöhler  [details]
Icelandic ufsi  [details]
Norwegian seipale (kleine)  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sei  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sei  [details]
Spanish colincarbonero  [details]
Swedish sejgråsej  [details]
Welsh chwitlyn glas  [details]