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hake:

see codcod,
member of the large family Gadidae, comprising commercially important food fishes. The family, whose members are found in the N Atlantic and Pacific, includes the tomcods, the haddock, and the pollacks (or pollocks).
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hake

1. any gadoid food fish of the genus Merluccius, such as M. merluccius (European hake), of the N hemisphere, having an elongated body with a large head and two dorsal fins
2. any North American fish of the genus Urophycis, similar and related to Merluccius species
3. Austral another name for barracouta
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Midstocket and Rosemount councillor Bill Cormie said: "I'm disappointed that residents are once again experiencing problems with the cleaning of the hake.
The lack of significance of the relationship between IGR of austral hake and sea temperature has been previously described for larval hake elsewhere (Cass-Calay, 1997; Brown et al., 2004; Alvarez & Cotano, 2005).
We constructed length- and age-based maturity ogives for female Argentine hake from samples and subsamples collected during the summer spawning peak (January) of the Patagonian stock (Table 1).
"Our members are very focused on high quality, sustainably sourced seafood of which the Cape Hake fillets have been a positive addition to the assortment," says Kendall Sallee, Sam's Club Senior Seafood Buyer.
On a hot plate place some potato puree and buttered spinach, place the hake on top, followed by the stir fried vegetables.
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As consumers become increasingly educated about the food products that they consume, we feel that demand for our products will continue to rise", argues Hake.
The results showed that Omega 3 fatty acids are present in all fish roe, but especially in the eggs of Atlantic bonito (Sarda sarda), mackerel (Scomber scombrus), squid (Loligo vulgaris), cuttlefish (Sepia sp.), lumpsucker (Cyclopterus lumpus), hake (Merluccius merluccius) and salmon (Salmo salar).
The new plan will offer the concrete benefits of higher catches, lower costs, less impact on the marine environment and lower discards of juvenile hake. It will benefit the long-term profitability for the fishing sector targeting this stock.
Hake are with the USDA-ARS/University of California-Berkeley Plant Gene Expression Center, 800 Buchanan St., Albany, CA 94710; phone (510) 559-5922 [Chuck], (510) 559-5907 [Hake], fax (510) 559-5678, e-mail gchuck@nature.
In a survey funded by the Food Standards Agency, one of the council's officers took a sample of 'battered cod' from a hotel and when analysed, it was found that it was actually hake.
They migrate southward in the spring and northward in autumn but breed throughout the year, and its this year round breeding that makes hake a more sustainable species than most wild fish.