Common name of Merlangius merlangus
Common name Merlu
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country France
Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Merlu' from Old French 'merle' from Low Latin 'merulus' and Classical Latin 'merula', also from Provençal 'merlus' which is a cross of Old French 'merle' and 'lus' (from Latin 'lucius', i.e., pike) (p. 459 in Ref, 9404).
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Busson, Frédéric
Checked by Busson, Frédéric
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