General Information
NameAtlantic pollock
Scientific NamePollachius pollachius
DescriptionPollachius pollachius is a species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. FAO uses English name pollack for this species. Together with Pollachius virens, it may also be referred to as pollock. Other names include European pollock, lieu jaune, and lythe. It is common in the north-eastern parts of the Northern Atlantic, including the Bay of Biscay and North Sea. Adults can grow up to 130 centimetres and weigh up to 18.1 kilograms, although more commonly their maximum length is 75 centimetres .
Primary IDFOOD00295
Picture296
Classification
GroupAquatic foods
Sub-GroupFishes
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ITIS ID164728
Wikipedia IDPollachius pollachius
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.