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Hoki (Macruronus Novaezelandiae)
A fish belonging to the 'Macrouridae' - so close to the hake family. It has good flesh, which breaks of in flakes in a similar fashion to cod. Koki are caught in the deep waters around New Zealand, but appear in British fishmongers and supermarkets as a substitute for cod or haddock.
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