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Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758

Maximum recorded size:
200.0 cm TL (male)

Dentary of Gadus morhua

Coronoid process curved downward and oriented anteroposteriorly. Ventral process bifid with a pointed and a rounded tips, and curved according to dorsal/ventral axis. Its relief present a depression and at the tip, in posterior part, a pore can be present. Meckelian fossa present. Internal and external notches small and internal notch smaller than the external one. Chin apophysis short. Mandibular symphysis oriented vertically, straight or bilobed. Tooth type: conical or caniniform in two or more rows of teeth. No bigger tooth at the anterior part. Internal teeth bigger than external teeth. One or several pore on external side. Pore can be present on internal side. No foramen.

Specimen n°MNHN-A-16
Study collection of P. Béarez (Paris, France)

Determination Béarez, P. (2001)
Length 53.5 cm SL, 62.2 cm TL (Unknown sex)
Collection site Boulogne-sur-Mer (France)