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merlangus, Gadus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:253 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] European sea. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.165-166 [Gronovius coll.] (2, skins). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:217 [ref. 13434], and see Wheeler 1991:165 [ref. 20102]. •Valid as Merlangius merlangus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:307 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:688 [ref. 13676], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:56 [ref. 18936], Carr et al. 1999:20 [ref. 24219], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:64 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:56 [ref. 30517], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:29 [ref. 36649], Møller et al. 2010:41 [ref. 31169], Page et al. 2013:93 [ref. 32708], Parin et al. 2014:176 [ref. 33547] subspecies merlanguis, Mecklenburg et al. 2018:154 [ref. 36370], Martins & Carneiro 2018:44 [ref. 36550], Artüz & Fricke 2019:554 [ref. 36612], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:94 [ref. 36864]). Current status: Valid as Merlangius merlangus (Linnaeus 1758). Gadidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Black Sea, northeastern Atlantic and adjacent fringes of Arctic regions. Habitat: brackish, marine.