Coastal Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) are known
to spawn in the southern California Bight from January
to March, migrate north during late spring and summer
to feed off Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia,
and then move back to southern California in the fall.
Juvenile Pacific hake nursery areas have been...
A trophic model that simulates interactions between
a predatory fish (Pacific hake, Merluccius productus), forage
fish, and juvenile salmon off the Columbia River
was constructed to identify if trophic interactions could
account for marine mortality of Columbia River juvenile
salmon. The model estimates the number of juvenile
salmon that are...