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hake

Pronunciation: [HAYK]

Categories: Cod

Related to the cod, hake is a saltwater fish that makes its home in the Atlantic and northern Pacific Oceans. It's low in fat and has white, delicately flavored meat. Ranging in size from 1 to 8 pounds, hake is marketed whole or in fillets and steaks. It comes in fresh, frozen, smoked and salted forms. Hake may be prepared in any way suitable for cod. See also fish.