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Micromesistius australis (Southern poutassou; Southern blue whiting)

Synonyms: Micromesistius australis australis; Micromesistius australis pallidus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) is a codfish of the genus Micromesistius, found in the southern oceans with temperatures between 3 and 7°C, at depths of 50 to 900 m. Its length is commonly between 30 and 60 cm, with a maximum length of 90 cm. Maximum weight is at least 1350 g. A related species, the blue whiting, Micromesistius poutassou, occurs in the Northern Hemisphere. The two disjunct populations are:
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

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Prey / Diet Overlap

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Consumers

Distribution

Antarctic; Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Atlantic, Southwest; Chile; Elephant Island; Falkland Is. (Malvinas); Humboldt Current; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Patagonian Shelf; S. Georgia - S. Sandwich Is.; Scotia Sea; South Orkney Islands; South Shetland Islands; Southwest Chilean Waters; There are 2 disjunct populations. <i>Micromesistius australis australis</i> occurs around the Falkland Islands and Argentine Patagonia in the southwest Atlantic; off Chile in the southeast Pacific; also off South Georgia, South Shetland and South Orkney ; There are 2 disjunct populations. <i>Micromesistius australis australis</i> occurs around the Falkland Islands and Argentine Patagonia in the southwest Atlantic; off Chile in the southeast Pacific; also off South Georgia, South Shetland and South Orkney islands. <i>Micromesistius australis pallidus</i> occurs around the South Island of New Zealand.;

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1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Malcolm R. Clark (1985): The food and feeding of seven fish species from the Campbell Plateau, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 19:3, 339-363
4Diet of the southern opah Lampris immaculatus on the Patagonian Shelf; the significance of the squid Moroteuthis ingens and anthropogenic plastic, George D. Jackson, Nicole G. Buxton, Magnus J. A. George, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 206: 261–271, 2000
5VARIATION IN MAGELLANIC PENGUIN SPHENISCUS MAGELLANICUS DIET IN THE FALKLAND ISLANDS, K.R. THOMPSON, Marine Ornithology 21: 57-67 (1993)
6Campbell Albatross(Thalassarche impavida), Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels – www.acap.aq
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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