HAKE, Pacific (Merluccius productus), or Pacific whiting, is a slim, silvery fish that schools in the open ocean along the outer coast. Closely related to the Pacific COD, it grows up to 1 m in length. Recreational fishers (see FISHING, SPORT) consider the hake a nuisance fish, but it has been taken offshore commercially since the mid-1970s. Prior to the establishment of the 200-mile (320-km) fishing limit in 1978, hake found off the coast was caught primarily by Russian and Polish factory...

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