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Gadiformes


Gadiformes is an order of ray-finned fishes that includes the cod and its allies. The majority of species are marine living all over the world, but, there also exists a few freshwater species.

There are about 475 described species belonging to this order.

 

Species list:

 

antimora rostrataAntimora rostrata
(Blue antimora)

Scientific name: Antimora rostrata (Günther, 1878)
Popular names: Blue antimora, blue hake, violet cod
Danish name: Blå antimora

Family: Moridae (Morid cods)

Distribution: Circumglobal; Except the North Pacific north of 10°N
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 350 - 3000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 75 cm

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arctogadus glacialisArctogadus glacialis
(Arctic cod)

Scientific name: Arctogadus glacialis (Peters, 1872)
Popular names: Arctic cod, polar cod, greenland cod (many popular names are shared with other cod species)
Danish name: Istorsk

Family: Gadiformes (Cods and allies)

Distribution: Arctic and Northeast Atlantic
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Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 33 cm

 

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boreogadus saidaBoreogadus saida (Polar cod)

Scientific name: Boreogadus saida (Lepechin, 1774)
Popular names: Polar cod
Danish name: Polartorsk

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Circumpolar in the Arctic
Depth: 0 - 400 meter (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

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brosme brosmeBrosme brosme (Tusk)

Scientific name: Brosme brosme (Ascanius, 1772)
Popular names: Tusk, cusk, moonfish etc.
Danish name: Brosme

Family: Lotidae (Rocklings)

Distribution: Northeast and Northwest Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 20 - 1000 meter
Max. size: ~ 120 cm / 30 kg

 

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Coryphaenoides brevibarbisCoryphaenoides brevibarbis
(Shortbeard grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides brevibarbis (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Popular names: Shortbeard grenadier
Danish name: ?

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 1500 - 4700 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 35 cm

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Coryphaenoides guentheriCoryphaenoides guentheri
(Günther's grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides guentheri (Vaillant, 1888)
Popular names: Günther's grenadier
Danish name: Günthers skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 830 - 2800 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 50 cm

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coryphaenoides rupestrisCoryphaenoides rupestris (Roundnose grenadier)

Scientific name: Coryphaenoides rupestris (Gunnerus 1765)
Popular names: Roundnose grenadier
Danish name: Almindelig skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 180 - 2600 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 150 cm

 

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Enchelyopus cimbriusEnchelyopus cimbrius
(Four-bearded rockling)

Scientific name: Enchelyopus cimbrius (Linnaeus, 1766)
Popular names: Four-bearded rockling
Danish name: Firtrådet havkvabbe

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Depth: 20 - 650 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 40 cm

Capture sites: The North Sea

 

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gadus morhua2Gadus morhua
(Atlantic cod)

Scientific name: Gadus morhua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic cod, Haberdine
Danish name: Torsk, Almindelig torsk

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northwest to Northeast Atlantic
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 600 m (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 200 cm / 96 kg

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gadus ogacGadus ogac
(Greenland cod)

Scientific name: Gadus ogac (Richardson, 1836)
Popular names: Greenland cod, Uvak
Danish name: Fjordtorsk, Uvak

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Arctic to Northwest Atlantic, and Northeast Atlantic
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Depth: 0 - 200 m (demersal)
Max. size: 77 cm

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Gaidropsarus ensisGaidropsarus ensis
(Threadfin rockling)

Scientific name: Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt, 1837)
Popular names: Threadfin rockling
Danish names: Langstrålet arktisk havkvabbe

Family: Lotidae (Rocklings)

Range: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 0 - 2000 meter (epibenthic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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Lepidion equesLepidion eques
(North Atlantic codling)

Scientific name: Lepidion eques (Günther, 1887)
Popular names: North Atlantic codling
Danish name: Blå ridder

Family: Moridae (Morid cods)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 120 - 1900 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 44 cm

 

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macrourus berglaxMacrourus berglax
(Roughhead grenadier)

Scientific name: Macrourus berglax (Lacepède, 1801)
Popular names: Roughhead grenadier
Danish name: Nordlig skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 100 - 3000 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 110 cm

 

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melanogrammus aeglefinusMelanogrammus aeglefinus
(Haddock)

Scientific name: Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Haddock, Kuller
Danish name: Kuller

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northern part of the North Atlantic Ocean
Capture site:

Depth: 0 - 450 m (demersal)
Max. size: 112 cm / 16.8 kg

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Micromesistius poutassouMicromesistius poutassou
(Blue whiting)

Scientific name: Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)
Popular names: Blue whiting, Couch's whiting
Danish name: Blåhvilling

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 150 - 3000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: 50 cm / 830 g

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molva dipterygiaMolva dypterygia
(Blue ling)

Scientific name: Molva dypterygia (Pennant, 1784)
Popular names: Blue ling
Danish name: Byrkelange

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
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Depth: 150 - 1000 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 155 cm / 30 kg

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molva molvaMolva molva (Common ling)

Scientific name: Molva molva (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Common ling
Danish name: Lange

Family: Lotidae (Hakes and burbots)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean and the Northwestern part of the Mediterranean
Capture site: Davis strait

Depth: 100 - 1000 meter (demersal)
Max. size: 200 cm / 45 kg

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Nezumia bairdiNezumia bairdi
(Marlin-spike grenadier)

Scientific name: Nezumia bairdi (Goode & Bean, 1877)
Popular names: Marlin-spike grenadier, Common grenadier
Danish name: -

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: Northwest Atlantic
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 10 - 1000 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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trachyrincus murrayiTrachyrincus murrayi (Roughnose grenadier)

Scientific name: Trachyrincus grenadier (Günther, 1887)
Popular names: Roughnose grenadier
Danish name: Murrays skolæst

Family: Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean and Southwest Pacific
Depth: 400 - 1600 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 40 cm

 

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trisopterus esmarkiTrisopterus esmarkii
(Norway pout)

Scientific name: Trisopterus esmarkii (Nilsson, 1855)
Popular names: Norway pout
Danish name: Sperling

Family: Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)

Distribution: Northeast Atlantic
Capture site: Denmark Strait

Depth: 50 - 300 meter (benthopelagic)
Max. size: 35 cm

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