Alaskan Pollock - Theragra chalcogramma

Finfish  <<  Alaskan Pollock

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Alaskan Pollock,  Theragra chalcogramma


Canada to the Bering Sea


Winter months

Method of Capture:

Trawl, Trap, and Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

Factory trawling is the main method of capture, so Alaskan Pollock is considered by some, such as Green Peace, to be red-listed, while others such as Marine Stewardship Council, consider it a green-listed fish.

Size Range:

1.5 to 6 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and delicate flavor with a coarse, large-gelatinous flake texture.

Cooking Tips:

broil, sauté, fry, salt bake, butter poach