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2011-08-23 18:16:47

Hake is constantly fished in the waters of the European Atlantic Ocean and, nevertheless, resists stock depletion relatively well. At times nature is capable of correcting the mistakes made by humans. Ms Nerea Goikoetxea, a researcher at Azti-Tecnalia, has been witness to this. She has investigated the population dynamics of the northern European hake population, observing which environment has favored the species since the 90s to date: the sea has turned milder, and so larvae have grown...

2009-04-06 16:39:27

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. As a keen fisherman it seems daft that...


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2007-06-24 19:57:38

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...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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