The silver hake, Atlantic hake or New England hake, Merluccius bilinearis, is a merluccid hake of the genus Merluccius, found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean at depths between 55 and 914 m (180 and 2,999 ft). It is found along the eastern coast of Canada and United States, as well as in the Bahamas, but it is most common between Newfoundland and South Carolina. It is highly predatory, typically feeding on fish and crustaceans, and can reach a length of 76 cm (2.5 ft).
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