Hake (Merliuccius merluccius)

Hake (Merliuccius merluccius)

Specimen weight: 3.5 kg (7.72 lbs)
Record: 25 lbs 5.5 ozs, Belfast Lough, 1962

Two dorsals, one anal fin. Tail-fin square cut. jaws about equal or lower slightly the longer; no barbel. Mouth large, with numerous long, sharp teeth, some of which fold backwards. Silvery grey with a black lateral line. Grows to about 25 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Hake
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