Any of various saltwater fish of related to the cod family, found in northern European, African, and American waters.
They have silvery elongated bodies and grow up to 1 m in length. They have two dorsal fins and one long anal fin.
The silver hake or whiting is an important food fish.
The hake is part of the Gadiformes group.
Source: GreenFacts, based on Tiscali
Silver hake or whiting (Merluccius bilinearis)
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