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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1826)

Synonyms:

Merlangus poutassou Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Eur. mérid., 2: 277 ('Mer de Nice').
Gadus merlangus (nec L.): Risso, 1810, Ichth. Nice: 115 (Nice).
Merlangus vernalis Risso, 1826, ibid: 228 (Nice).
Merlangus pertusus Cocco, 1829, Giorn. Sci. Lett. Arti Sicilia, 26: 140 (Messina).
Merlangus albus Yarrell, 1841, Hist. Brit. Fish., ed. 11, 2: 247, fig. ('a few miles from Britain').
Merlangus communis Costa, 1844, Fauna Regni Napoli, Pesci: 7 (Mediterranean).
Gadus potassoa Düben & Koren, 1846, K Vetensk. Akad Handl., (1844): 88 (Bergen).
Gadus melanostomus Nilsson, 1855, Scand. Fauna, 4: 556 (no exact locality).
Micromesistius poutassou: Gill, 1864g: 231 Svetovidov, 1948: 214, fig. 39, pl. XVIII (fig. 1), pl. LXVI, pl. LXX (fig. 6) Andriashev, 1954: 193, fig. 95 Wheeler, 1969: 266, fig. Tortonese, 1970: 389, fig. 155.
Boreogadus poutassou: Malm, 1877: 486.
Gadus poutassou: Moreau, 1881, 3: 245 Day, 1882, 1: 292, pl. LXXXIII (fig. l) Smitt, 1893,1: 511, fig. 123 Sund, in Andersson, 1942,1: 181, pl. 64 (col.) Poll, 1947: 209, fig. 139 Soljan, 1948: 139, 361, fig. Dieuzeide et al., 1959: 160, fig. Lozano Rey, 1960: 372, fig. 131.


Common names:

bacaladilla [Es]
blauer Wittling [De]
blue whiting [En]
kolmule [No]
pichelim [Pr]
potassolo [It]
poutassou [Fr]
putassu [Ru]
sortmund [Da]
ugotica pucinca [Hr]
blauwe wijting [Ne]

Blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)