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Hake (Gadus Merluccius) illustration from The Natural History of British Fishes (1802) by Edward Donovan (1768-1837). Digitally enhanced from our own original edition.

Hake (Merluccius merluccius). A local much appreciated local fish, although many Greeks call it cod (which has a very similar name (see bakalaos).

Hake is usually fried or baked, and served with skordalia.

Text © Dana Facaros

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