Alaska Pollock - Gadus chalcogrammus

Finfish  <<  Alaska Pollock

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

Range:

Canada to the Bering Sea

Seasonality:

Winter months

Method of Capture:

Trawl, Trap, and Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

Trawling with 100% Federal observership is the main method of capture, so Alaska Pollock is yellow-listed with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and is certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.

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