Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333 : 316

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Family Gadidae  

Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1827)   —Blue whiting

165 specimens were caught at depths between 709 and 892 m. Length data were available for 102 specimens ranging from 12 to 40 cm TL (29.2 ± 4.7). Habitat and Distribution: oceanic and bathypelagic at depth range 150– 3,000 m, usually 300– 400 m. Northeastern Atlantic from 26 ºN to 82 ºN, with smaller populations in the northwestern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).