Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Gadiformes > Family Lotidae > Genus Lota

Lota lota (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Gadus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LotaOken (ex Cuvier), 1817accepted genus name

Species group names

Gadus lota Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): lake sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Налим sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: knude sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kwabaal sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 English: burbot sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 English-United States: Burbot sources: Charles Hussey
 French: lote sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 German: Quappe; Rutte sources: Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp.
 Lithuanian: vėgėlė sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: lake
 Norwegian Nynorsk: lake
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): lake sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: miętus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: burbot; mihalţ; mihoarcă sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: налим; Налим речной sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine
 Spanish, Castillian: lota sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: lake sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: gelincik balığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Минь; Минь річковий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: penfras dwr croyw

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Lota lota (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154388

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Lota lota (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304784

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Dr Jorg Freyhof & by Nicolas Bailly

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