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Common Names in Danish:
Gr, Gråsej, Mørksej, Sej
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Common Names in English:
American pollack, Billet, Coal-fish, Coalfish, Coley, Glassan, Gloshan, Green cod, Kench cure, Pollock, Poodler, Saithe, Sillock
Common Names in Faroese:
Bl, Bláseiður, Murtur, Nótarseiður, Pálur, Sei, Seiður, Sildasei, Sildaseiður, St, Stórseiður, Streymsei, Streymseiður, Støðuseiður, Summarsei, Summarseiður, Ternumurtur, Tr, Træveturseiður, Tv, Tvæveturseiður, Upsi, Vetursei, Veturseiður
Common Names in French:
Colin, goberge, Gorberge, Greslin, Lieu noir, Merlan noir, Merlan vert, Merluche, Saida, Salage à sec
Common Names in German:
Blaufisch, Köhler, Seelachs
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Common Names in Italian:
Merluzzo Carbonaro, Merluzzo nero
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Common Names in Spanish:
Bacalao, Carbonero, Col, Faneca plataeada carbonero, Fogonero, Palero
Common Names in Swedish:
Gr, Gråsej, Sej
An active , gregarious fish occurring inshore and offshore waters .
Typically found in water with a depth of 0 to -4,869 meters (0 to -15,974 feet).
Biome: Marine .
Usually enters coastal waters in spring and returns to deeper waters in winter.
Sound types : thumps. Sound organ: swim bladder.
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Grobben, 1908
- (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Bateson, 1885
- Cuvier, 1812
- Jawed Vertebrates
- Huxley, 1880
- Superorder: Paracanthopterygii ()
- Cohort: Clupeocephala ()
- Infraclass: Actinopteri ()
- Subclass: Actinopterygii ()
- Superclass: Osteichthyes () - Huxley, 1880
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata () - auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata () - Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Phylum: Chordata () - Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia () - (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Branch: Deuterostomia () - Grobben, 1908
- Subkingdom: Bilateria () - (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Kingdom: Animalia () - C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Gadus carbonarius Linnaeus • Gadus colinus Lacepède • Gadus purpureus Mitchill • Gadus sey Lacepède • Gadus virens • Gadus virens Linnaeus • Gadus virens Linnaeus, 1758 • Merlangus carbonarius (Linnaeus • Merlangus purpureus (Mitchill • Merlangus virens (Linnaeus • Polachius virens • Polachius virens (Linnaeus • Polachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758) • Pollachius carbonarius (Linnaeus • Pollachius virens
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 29-Apr-1996
Members of the genus Pollachius
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 135758
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: Fis-23728
- Fishbase Species ID: 1343
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 2279155
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 164727
- Natural Heritage Network Species Identifier: AFCMA12010
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 121245
- Mean = -156.300 meters (-512.795 feet), Standard Deviation = 339.450 based on 9,360 observations. Ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
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