Hake

Hake

Merluccius Merluccius

Market Name(s): Hake Merluzzo Merlan Whiting

Primary Source(s): Gulf of Maine

Season: Year Round

Size Range:  5-15 lbs

North Atlantic Hake have been fished out of the Gulf of Maine since Basque fishermen discovered the fishing grounds before Columbus "discovered" America. Also referred to as "Hake" or "Ocean Whitefish"by Maine Fishermen, Hake stands today as an incredible animal that is gaining menu recognition in some of the city's best known restaurants

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