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Merluccius gayi peruanus (Hake; Pacific hake; Peruvian hake; Silver hake; South Pacific hake)

Synonyms: Merluccius gayi; Merluccius gayi peruvianus
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Spanish; Swedish

Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Anchoa nasus (Longnose anchovy)[2]
Doryteuthis gahi[2]
Dosidicus gigas (jumbo squid)[2]
Engraulis ringens (Anchoveta)[2]
Merluccius gayi peruanus (Hake)[2]
Pasiphaea americana[2]
Prionotus stephanophrys (Blackfin gurnard)[2]
Sciaena deliciosa (Lorna drum)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aculeola nigra (Hooktooth dogfish)1
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)1
Hemilutjanus macrophthalmos (Serrano ojo de uva)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Kajikia audax (Stripey)1
Lampris immaculatus (Moonfish)1
Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper)1
Makaira mazara (black spearfish)1
Prionace glauca (Tribon blou)1
Salilota australis (Tadpole codling)1
Schroederichthys bivius (Narrowmouthed catshark)1
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)1
Trachurus murphyi (Southern jack mackerel)1

Predators

Merluccius gayi peruanus (Hake)[2]

Distribution

Ecuador; Humboldt Current; Pacific, Southeast; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Southeast Pacific: off the coast of Peru, from Paita southward to Huarmey.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM 2Changes in the diet of hake associated with El Niño 1997–1998 in the northern Humboldt Current ecosystem, J. Tam, S. Purca, L. O. Duarte, V. Blaskovic, and P. Espinoza, Advances in Geosciences, 6, 63–67, 2006
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