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esculentus, Merlucius Risso [A.] 1827:220 [Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale v. 3; ref. 3757] Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Original genus should have been Merluccius. •Synonym of Merluccius merluccius (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:300 [ref. 7169], Maurin 1990:534 [ref. 15767], Inada in Cohen et al. 1990:339 [ref. 18936], Lloris et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27698] as Merluccius, Lloris et al. 2016:2011 [ref. 34587]). Current status: Synonym of Merluccius merluccius (Linnaeus 1758). Merlucciidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.