There are 2 disjunct populations:

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The Poutassou lives in the benthopelagic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 50 - 900 m , usually 200 - 400 m environment.

poutassou) in the Northeast Atlantic - Anna Was1,2, Elizabeth Gosling1,*, Karen McCrann1 and Jarle Mork3 1 Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Life Sciences, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland 2 Sea Fisheries More

The blue whiting, Micromesistius poutassou, is a cod of the genus Micromesistius, common in the North-East Atlantic ocean, from Morocco to Iceland and Spitsbergen. Blue whiting also occur in the North-West Atlantic ocean between Canada and Greenland. More

Annual landings of blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) in the northeast Atlantic have exceeded 2 million metric tonnes in recent years, and overexploitation is an increasing concern in terms of the sustainability of the fishery. More

Micromesistius poutassou: (click for more) See tree map display tree map Synonyms * Merlangus vernalis Risso, 1826 * Merlangus pertusis Cocco, 1829 More

the larvae of the blue whiting, Micromestistius poutassou (Risso), in the north-east Atlantic, 1948–1970. Bull. Mar. Ecol. 8: 99–114. Bartsch, J., and Coombs, S. 1997. A numerical model of the dispersion of blue whiting larvae, Micromesistius poutassou (Risso), in the eastern North Atlantic. Fish. Oceanogr. 6: 141–154. More

poutassou) larvae at the shelf edge west of the UK Auteur(s) / Author(s) BAILEY M. C. (1) ; HEATH M. R. More

Micromesistius Poutassou Presentation: frozen married blue whiting fillet Min. Order: 10 Ton Frozen Blue whiting Frozen Blue whiting Name: Blue whiting Latin name: Micromesistius Poutassou Presentation: frozen married blue whiting fillet Min. More

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The name Gadus poutassou is also sometimes used. A closely related species caught in the southern hemisphere and sometimes imported has the scientific name Micromesistius australis. This note refers exclusively to Micromesistius poutassou from northern waters. More

Micromesistius poutassou (Risso), to the north and west of Scotland and at the Faroe Islands. Scottish Fisheres Research Report No. 17, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, 14 pp. MacKenzie, K. 1981. The effect of Eimeria sp. More

Micromesistius poutassou More

Common names

Bacaladilla in Danish (dansk)
Bacaladilla in Spanish (español)
Blauer Wittling in German (Deutsch)
Blekitek poludniowy a. falklandzki in Polish (polski)
Merlan bleu in French (français)
Merlan bleu austral in French (français)
Merlan bleu du Sud in French (français)
Merluza de tres aletas in Spanish (español)
Micromesistius australis in Spanish (español)
Patagonia-minamidara in Japanese (日本語)
Pescada de tres aletas in Spanish (español)
Polaca in Spanish (español)
Polaca austral in Spanish (español)
Poutassou in English
Poutassou in French (français)
Sortmund in Danish (dansk)
southern blue whiting in English
Southern poutassou in English
Sørlig kolmule in Norwegian (Norsk)
Sydlig blåvitling in Swedish (Svenska)
Sydlig sortmund in Danish (dansk)
南蓝鳕 in Mandarin Chinese
南藍鱈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gadiformes
Family : Gadidae
Genus : Micromesistius
Species : Micromesistius australis
Authority : Norman, 1937