Document Type


Publication Title

ESPI Journal


Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment

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Falmouth, ME

Abstract/ Summary

Mislabeling of seafood is a widespread issue, not just locally but worldwide. Researchers at the University of New England have developed a molecular method for identifying six species of hake and an additional five groundfish species common to the Gulf of Maine.

Citation/Publisher Attribution

Whitefleet-Smith, L., and A.L. Bass. 2014. What the Hake?! Fish forensics in Maine markets. Gulf of Maine Council on Marine Environment, Ecosystem Indicator Partnership.


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