MadSci Network: Zoology

Re: Do Hoki Fish Have Scales?

Date: Thu Sep 13 07:19:24 2012
Posted By: Joe Regenstein, Faculty, Food Science
Area of science: Zoology
ID: 1347525733.Zo

Assuming you are talking about Blue Grenadier, also called Blue Hake, Hoki, or New Zealand Whiptail, and which goes by the Latin name of Macruronus novaezelandiae, then it has what are called deciduous scales, i.e., scales that it can shed. But it would be a scaled fish.

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