Similar term(s): walleye pollack, Alaska pollack.
A saltwater fish of the cod family that thrives in seas, oceans, and gulfs of the north Pacific.
Alaska pollock has an average length of 61 cm but can grow up to 90cm. It generally weighs between 600 and 800 grams and lives up to 15 years. It is usually found in water from 30m to 400m deep, mostly near the bottom.
Allaska Pollock is an important food fish for humans. It is sold frozen, as fillets, fish sticks, surimi, and roe.
Cod - Fishery