Lotidae

Taxobox
name = Lotidae



image_width = 240px
image_caption = Common ling, "Molva molva"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Gadiformes
familia = Lotidae
subdivision_ranks = Genera
subdivision = See text for genera and species.

Lotidae is a family of cod-like fishes commonly known as lings or rocklings.

They are found in the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. All species are marine, except for the burbot, "Lota lota", found in rivers and lakes in northern Europe and America.

They are important commercial and game fishes.

pecies

There are 23 species in six genera:
* Genus "Brosme"
** Cusk, "Brosme brosme" (Ascanius, 1772)
* Genus "Ciliata"
** Fivebeard rockling, "Ciliata mustela" (Linnaeus, 1758)
** Northern rockling, "Ciliata septentrionalis" (Collett, 1875)
** "Ciliata tchangi" Li, 1994
* Genus "Enchelyopus"
** Fourbeard rockling, "Enchelyopus cimbrius" (Linnaeus, 1766)
* Genus "Gaidropsarus"
** Arctic rockling, "Gaidropsarus argentatus" (Reinhardt, 1837)
** Mediterranean bigeye rockling, "Gaidropsarus biscayensis" (Collett, 1890)
** Cape rockling, "Gaidropsarus capensis" (Kaup, 1858)
** Threadfin rockling, "Gaidropsarus ensis" (Reinhardt, 1837)
** Azores rockling, "Gaidropsarus granti" (Regan, 1903)
** "Gaidropsarus guttatus" (Collett, 1890)
** Comb rockling, "Gaidropsarus insularum" Sivertsen, 1945
** Bigeye rockling, "Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus" (Günther, 1867)
** Shore rockling, "Gaidropsarus mediterraneus" (Linnaeus, 1758)
** New Zealand ling, "Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae" (Hector, 1874)
** "Gaidropsarus pacificus" (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
** "Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi" Shcherbachev, 1995
** "Gaidropsarus parini" Svetovidov, 1986
** Three-bearded rockling, "Gaidropsarus vulgaris" (Fleming, 1828)
* Genus "Lota"
** Burbot, "Lota lota" (Linnaeus, 1758)
* Genus "Molva"
** Blue ling, "Molva dypterygia" (Pennant, 1784)
** Spanish ling, "Molva macrophthalma" (Günther, 1867)
** Common ling, "Molva molva" (Linnaeus, 1758)

References

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