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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Lotidae Hakes and burbots

Genus: Gaidropsarus

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Byrkjedal, I.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Gaidropsarus argentatus (Reinhardt, 1837)

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Gaidropsarus argentatus
[Arctic rockling]

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gaidropsarus biscayensis (Collett, 1890)

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Gaidropsarus biscayensis
[Mediterranean bigeye rockling]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Gaidropsarus capensis (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by SFSA
 
Gaidropsarus capensis
[Cape rockling]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt, 1837)

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Gaidropsarus ensis
[Threadfin rockling]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Gaidropsarus granti (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gaidropsarus granti
[Azores rockling]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Gaidropsarus guttatus (Collett, 1890)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gaidropsarus guttatus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Gaidropsarus insularum Sivertsen, 1945

Photo by SFSA
 
Gaidropsarus insularum
[Comb rockling]

Photo by Serrano, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus
[Bigeye rockling]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
[Shore rockling]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae
[New Zealand ling]

Photo by Simpson, R.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Shcherbachev, 1995

Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi
[Pakhorukov rockling]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific and pos

 
Gaidropsarus parini
[Parin rockling]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gaidropsarus vulgaris (Cloquet, 1824)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Gaidropsarus vulgaris
[Three-bearded rockling]
13 Species of Family Lotidae with Genus Gaidropsarus
(Hakes and burbots)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1837 Gaidropsarus argentatus Arctic rockling North Atlantic 35 SL
1890 Gaidropsarus biscayensis Mediterranean bigeye rockling Eastern Central Atlantic 40 TL
1858 Gaidropsarus capensis Cape rockling Southeast Atlantic 20 TL
1837 Gaidropsarus ensis Threadfin rockling Northwest Atlantic 40 TL
1903 Gaidropsarus granti Azores rockling Eastern Atlantic 36 SL
1890 Gaidropsarus guttatus Eastern Atlantic 26 SL
1945 Gaidropsarus insularum Comb rockling Southeast Atlantic 34 TL
1867 Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus Bigeye rockling Northeast Atlantic 25 TL
1758 Gaidropsarus mediterraneus Shore rockling Eastern Atlantic 50 TL
1874 Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae New Zealand ling Southwest Pacific 24.5 SL
1995 Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Pakhorukov rockling Southwest Atlantic 30 TL
1986 Gaidropsarus parini Parin rockling Southeast Pacific and pos
1824 Gaidropsarus vulgaris Three-bearded rockling Northeast Atlantic 60 TL



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