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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Phycidae Phycid hakes

Genus: Phycis

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Phycis blennoides
[Greater forkbeard]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm NG
Phycis chesteri Goode & Bean, 1878

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Phycis chesteri
[Longfin hake]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Phycis phycis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Phycis phycis
[Forkbeard]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Phycis blennoides Greater forkbeard Eastern Atlantic 110 TL 1768
Phycis chesteri Longfin hake Western Atlantic 42 NG 1878
Phycis phycis Forkbeard Northeast Atlantic 65 TL 1766



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