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Merluccius productus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Merlucciidae
Genus: Merluccius
Rafinesque, 1810
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Merluccius is a genus of merluccid hakes from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, where mainly found relatively deep.


The 14 recognized species in this genus are:


  1. ^ Deli Antoni, M.Y., Delpiani, S.M., Stewart, A.L., González-Castro, M. & Díaz De Astarloa, J.M. (2015): Merluccius tasmanicus Matallanas & Lloris 2006 is a junior synonym of M. australis (Hutton 1872) (Gadiformes: Merluciidae) based on morphological and molecular data. Zootaxa, 3956 (1): 29–55.