Silver Hake

Merluccius bilinearis

Also Known As

Whiting, Atlantic hake, New England hake

U.S. wild-caught silver hake is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from Maine to South Carolina.


Mild and slightly sweet.


Hakes have softer flesh and are less flaky than other whitefish such as cod, haddock, and pollock.


Raw and cooked hake is white to off-white.

Health Benefits

Silver hake is a good source of selenium, vitamin B, magnesium, and protein.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 90
Protein 18.31 g
Fat, total 1.31 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.247 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Selenium 32.1 mcg
Sodium 72 mg

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