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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Lotidae Hakes and burbots

Genus: Gaidropsarus

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Arctic to North Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Gaidropsarus argentatus (Reinhardt, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Gaidropsarus argentatus
[Arctic rockling]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gaidropsarus biscayensis (Collett, 1890)

Photo by Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Gaidropsarus biscayensis
[Mediterranean bigeye rockling]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Gaidropsarus capensis (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gaidropsarus capensis
[Cape rockling]



Arctic to North Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Gaidropsarus ensis
[Threadfin rockling]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Gaidropsarus granti (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gaidropsarus granti
[Azores rockling]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.6 cm TL
Gaidropsarus guttatus (Collett, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Gaidropsarus guttatus
[Spotted rockling]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Gaidropsarus insularum Sivertsen, 1945

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gaidropsarus insularum
[Comb rockling]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus
[Bigeye rockling]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
[Shore rockling]
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Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae
[New Zealand ling]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Shcherbachev, 1995

Photo by Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi
[Pakhorukov rockling]
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Gaidropsarus parini
[Parin rockling]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gaidropsarus vulgaris (Cloquet, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Gaidropsarus vulgaris
[Three-bearded rockling]



13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gaidropsarus argentatus Arctic rockling Arctic to North Atlantic 35 SL 1837
Gaidropsarus biscayensis Mediterranean bigeye rockling Eastern Central Atlantic 40 TL 1890
Gaidropsarus capensis Cape rockling Southeast Atlantic 20 TL 1858
Gaidropsarus ensis Threadfin rockling Arctic to North Atlantic 40 TL 1837
Gaidropsarus granti Azores rockling Eastern Atlantic 36 SL 1903
Gaidropsarus guttatus Spotted rockling Eastern Atlantic 32.6 TL 1890
Gaidropsarus insularum Comb rockling Southeast Atlantic 34 TL 1945
Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus Bigeye rockling Northeast Atlantic 25 TL 1867
Gaidropsarus mediterraneus Shore rockling Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1758
Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae New Zealand ling Southwest Pacific 24.5 SL 1874
Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Pakhorukov rockling Southwest Atlantic 30 TL 1995
Gaidropsarus parini Parin rockling Southeast Pacific and pos 1986
Gaidropsarus vulgaris Three-bearded rockling Northeast Atlantic 60 TL 1824



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