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Family: Phycidae Phycid hakes



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Phycis blennoides
[Greater forkbeard]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm NG
Phycis chesteri Goode & Bean, 1878

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Phycis chesteri
[Longfin hake]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Phycis phycis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Phycis phycis
[Forkbeard]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 52.2 cm TL
Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Urophycis brasiliensis
[Brazilian codling]



Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Mac Eachern, W.J.
 
Urophycis chuss
[Red hake]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis cirrata (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis cirrata
[Gulf hake]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Urophycis earllii (Bean, 1880)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis earllii
[Carolina hake]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Urophycis floridana (Bean & Dresel, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Lord, R.
 
Urophycis floridana
[Southern codling]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Urophycis mystacea Miranda Ribeiro, 1903

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Urophycis mystacea
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Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Urophycis regia (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Urophycis regia
[Spotted codling]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Urophycis tenuis
[White hake]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Phycis blennoides Greater forkbeard Eastern Atlantic 110 TL 1768
Phycis chesteri Longfin hake Western Atlantic 42 NG 1878
Phycis phycis Forkbeard Northeast Atlantic 65 TL 1766
Urophycis brasiliensis Brazilian codling Southwest Atlantic 52.2 TL 1858
Urophycis chuss Red hake Northwest Atlantic 66 TL 1792
Urophycis cirrata Gulf hake Western Atlantic 66 TL 1896
Urophycis earllii Carolina hake Western Central Atlantic 45 TL 1880
Urophycis floridana Southern codling Western Central Atlantic 35 TL 1884
Urophycis mystacea Southwest Atlantic 57 TL 1903
Urophycis regia Spotted codling Northwest Atlantic 41 TL 1792
Urophycis tenuis White hake Western Atlantic 135 TL 1814



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