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Micromesistius, the blue whitings, is a genus of cods.

Micromesistius poutassou Gervais.jpg
Micromesistius poutassou
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Gadidae
Genus: Micromesistius
T. N. Gill, 1863
Type species
Merlangus poutassou
Risso, 1827


The two currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Micromesistius in FishBase. April 2012 version.