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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Phycidae Phycid hakes

Genus: Urophycis

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by INIDEP

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup, 1858)

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Urophycis brasiliensis
[Brazilian codling]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis chuss (Walbaum, 1792)

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Urophycis chuss
[Red hake]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Urophycis cirrata (Goode & Bean, 1896)

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Urophycis cirrata
[Gulf hake]

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Urophycis earllii (Bean, 1880)

Photo by FAO
 
Urophycis earllii
[Carolina hake]

Photo by Lord, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Urophycis floridana (Bean & Dresel, 1884)

Photo by Lord, R.
 
Urophycis floridana
[Southern codling]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Urophycis mystacea Miranda Ribeiro, 1903

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Urophycis mystacea
[]

Photo by Durie, C.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Urophycis regia (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Durie, C.
 
Urophycis regia
[Spotted codling]

Photo by Armesto, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Urophycis tenuis (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Urophycis tenuis
[White hake]
8 Species of Family Phycidae with Genus Urophycis
(Phycid hakes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Urophycis brasiliensis Brazilian codling Southwest Atlantic 40 TL
1792 Urophycis chuss Red hake Northwest Atlantic 66 TL
1896 Urophycis cirrata Gulf hake Western Atlantic 66 TL
1880 Urophycis earllii Carolina hake Western Central Atlantic 45 TL
1884 Urophycis floridana Southern codling Western Central Atlantic 35 TL
1903 Urophycis mystacea Southwest Atlantic 57 TL
1792 Urophycis regia Spotted codling Northwest Atlantic 41 TL
1814 Urophycis tenuis White hake Western Atlantic 135 TL



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