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A short, deep body, with a large head and mouth and a protruding jaw. They lack an adipose fin, and the lateral line is either absent or incomplete. The head is covered by ctenoid scales on the sides. DISTRIBUTION This species is found in waters of the Atlantic and Gulf slopes, the Mississippi Valley, and scattered parts of the eastern Great Lakes Basin in the United States from Minnesota south through the Mississippi Valley across the Gulf coast to Florida and north along the Atlantic coast to New York.

Lee, D. , C. R. Gilbert, C. H. Hocutt, R. E. Jenkins, D. E. McAllister, and J. R. Stauffer, Jr. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. Raleigh: North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, 1980. Morrow, James E. The Freshwater Fishes of Alaska. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing, 1980. Murray, A. , and M. V. H. Wilson. ” In Mesozoic Fishes. 2. Systematics and Fossil Record, edited by G. -P. Schultze. Munich: Dr. Friedrich Pfeil Verlag. 1999. , and Brooks M. Burr. A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico.

E. Olney. ” Bulletin of Marine Science 47 (1990): 269–410. Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia Suarez, S. S. ” Bulletin of Marine Science 25 (1975): 143–173. John E. Olney, PhD 23 This page intentionally left blank ● Gadiformes (Grenadiers, hakes, cods, and relatives) Class Actinopterygii Order Gadiformes Number of families 11 Photo: A hake, or forkbeard (Urophycis blennoides), in the Mediterranean Sea. (Photo by Sophie de Wilde/Jacana/Photo Researchers, Inc. ) Evolution and systematics • Moridae (18 genera, 89 species) It is important to note that agreement is lacking among ichthyologists as to the composition, origins, hierarchy, or relationships within the Gadiformes.

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