AnAge entry for Merlangius merlangus

Classification (HAGRID: 00260)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Actinopterygii (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gadiformes
                Family: Gadidae
                    Genus: Merlangius
Species
Merlangius merlangus
Common name
English whiting

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Adult weight
1,700 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 164758
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8058
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