Types of fish :: Hake

HakeGalician: Pescada. Merluza. Peixota. Pescadilla or carioca (it depends on the size).

Spanish: Merluza.

Description: It has a large head and mouth with very sharp teeth. Its body is long with dark grey tones, lighter on the sides with a whitish abdomen. The first dorsal fin is shorter than the second. It normally measures between 40 and 70 cm, possibly reaching 120. It becomes more fertile with age.

Minimum size: 27 centimetres.