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Hake is constantly fished in the waters of the European Atlantic Ocean and, nevertheless, resists stock depletion relatively well.
A British supermarket says it now calls pollack colins after bosses determined shoppers were avoiding the fish because they didn't like the name. Sainsbury's said the member of the cod family was renamed colin because the word is French for a similar variety of fish, hake, The Sun reported Monday. Officials with the grocery chain hired fashion designer Wayne Hemingway to design new packaging for the fish. Image really is everything, Hemingway said.
The Red Hake or Squirrel Hake, Urophycis chuss, is a Phycid Hake of the genus Urophycis. It can be found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to southern Nova Scotia, at depths of between 32.81 ft and 1640.42 ft (10 and 500 m). It grows to about 30 inches (75 cm) and 7 lb (3.2 kg). Its coloration is red to olive-brown or even black above, the sides are tinted yellow, and the belly is white. In this genus, the pelvic fins are long and filamentous, containing tactile and taste...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.