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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Gadidae Cods and haddocks

Genus: Micromesistius

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There are 2 disjunct popu
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Micromesistius australis Norman, 1937

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Micromesistius australis
[Southern blue whiting]

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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 55.5 cm TL
Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)

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Micromesistius poutassou
[Blue whiting]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Micromesistius australis Southern blue whiting There are 2 disjunct popu 90 TL 1937
Micromesistius poutassou Blue whiting Northeast Atlantic 55.5 TL 1827



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