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Merluccius  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164790

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): hakes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderGadiformes  – grenadiers, merlus, morues, gadiforms, cods, hakes  
                               FamilyMerlucciidae Gill, 1884 – hakes, merluccid hakes, merlus, merluzas, merlucciid hakes  
                                     GenusMerluccius Rafinesque, 1810 – hakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Merluccius albidus (Mitchill, 1818) – offshore hake, offshore whiting 
                                        Species Merluccius angustimanus Garman, 1899 – Panama hake, merluza panameña 
                                        Species Merluccius australis (Hutton, 1872) – southern hake 
                                        Species Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814) – silver hake, merlu argenté 
                                        Species Merluccius capensis Castelnau, 1861 – shallow-water hake, stockfish, Cape hake 
                                        Species Merluccius gayi (Guichenot, 1848) – Chilean hake, English hake 
                                        Species Merluccius guttatus (Collett, 1890)  
                                        Species Merluccius hernandezi Mathews, 1985 – Cortez hake, merluza de Cortés 
                                        Species Merluccius hubbsi Marini, 1933 – Argentine hake 
                                        Species Merluccius merluccius (Linnaeus, 1758) – European hake 
                                        Species Merluccius paradoxus Franca, 1960 – deepwater hake, deepwater Cape hake 
                                        Species Merluccius patagonicus Lloris and Matallanas, 2003  
                                        Species Merluccius polli Cadenat, 1950 – Benguela hake 
                                        Species Merluccius productus (Ayres, 1855) – North Pacific hake, whiting, Pacific hake, merluza norteña, Pacific whiting 
                                        Species Merluccius senegalensis Cadenat, 1950 – Senegalese hake 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Merluccius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Merluccius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cohen, Daniel M., Tadashi Inada, Tomio Iwamoto, and Nadia Scialabba  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title: Gadiform Fishes of the World (Order Gadiformes): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cods, Hakes, Grenadiers and other Gadiform Fishes Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 10   
  Page(s): x + 442   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102890-7   
  Reference for: Merluccius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Merluccius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Merluccius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Merluccius, hakes [English]   

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