Atlantic Pollock - Pollachius virens

Finfish  <<  Atlantic Pollock

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Atlantic Pollock,  Pollachius virens


New England



Method of Capture:

Purse Seine, Gillnet, Trawl and Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

Avoid trawl-caught Atlantic Pollock. US stocks have been able to rebuild their numbers, and are now well-managed. Hook & Line and Gillnet caught are best choices.

Size Range:

2 to 8 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and light, clean flavor with a firm, coarse-flaked texture.

Cooking Tips:

bake, broil, fry, salt, simmer