Alaska Pollock (Theragra chalcogrammus)

Blue Corner Magazine 

 The Alaska pollock (Theragra chalcogrammus) is a marine fish species of the cod genus Gadus and family Gadidae. It is a semi-pelagic schooling fish widely distributed in the North Pacific with largest concentrations found in the eastern Bering Sea.

 Alaska pollock are schooling fish, found on or near the sea bottom as well as at mid water and near-surface depths, although most catches are found between 50 and 300 m. They mainly occupy semi demersal waters Concentrations of adult Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea are usually found in water temperatures between 2 and 4°C.

 The maximum length is about 90 cm TL.