Silver hake

Order: 
Gadiformes
Family: 
Merlucciidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Long head, between 3.4 and 4.0 times in standard length. Long pectoral fins, reaching the origin of the anal fin. Silver gray in its upper half, white in the lower half.

International Designations

Germany: 
Nordamerikanischer Seehecht
France: 
Merlu argenté
Italy: 
Nasello atlantico
Portugal: 
Pescada prateada
UK: 
Silver hake
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
HKS
Scientific name: 
Merluccius bilinearis
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
15462
Fishing seasons: 
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV