Gadus morhua


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Gadus morhua
Species Authority: Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name(s):
English Atlantic Cod, Codling, Haberdine, Kil'din Cod, Cod
French Cabillaud, Morue, Morue Commune , Morue de l'Atlantique, Morue Franche

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1bd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sobel, J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Mid Atlantic (US) to Northern Europe.
Belgium; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greenland; Guernsey; Iceland; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Isle of Man; Jersey; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – northeast; Atlantic – northwest
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Marine

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Sobel, J. 1996. Gadus morhua. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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