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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Merlucciinae
Scientific name  Merluccius bilinearis
Higher classification  Merluccius
Order  Gadiformes
Family  Merlucciidae
Genus  Merluccius
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Merluccius, Red hake, White hake, Yellowtail flounder, Urophycis

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The silver hake, Atlantic hake or New England hake, Merluccius bilinearis, is a merluccid hake of the genus Merluccius, found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean. It is highly predatory and typically feeds on fish and crustaceans.

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Appearance

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The silver hake is a long, thin species with a protruding lower jaw and two dorsal fins. The silvery hake is named as such for its silvery coloring, while darker dorsally. They typically grow to be about 37 cm (15 in), but can reach a maximum length of 76 cm (2.5 ft).

Occurrence

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The species is found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean at depths between 55 and 914 m (180 and 2,999 ft). It is found along the eastern coast of Canada and United States, as well as in the Bahamas, but it is most common between Newfoundland and South Carolina.

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References

Silver hake Wikipedia


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