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Merluccius bilinearis.jpg
Silver Hake (M. bilinearis)
Merluccius productus1.jpg
North Pacific Hake (M. productus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Merlucciidae
Genus: Merluccius
Rafinesque, 1810

Merluccius is a genus of merluccid hakes from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, where mainly found relatively deep.


The 16 currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Merluccius in FishBase. June 2012 version.