Pollock Fish Animal Pictures

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Pollock - Pollachius pollachius (Atlantic or European pollock)

Pollock fish
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Pollock is the fish used for McDonald's fillet-O-fish sandwiches, fish sticks, and imitation crab meat.

Caught pollock fish and fishing rod lie on stone

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Pollock are fished for commercial purposes because they are a cheaper and more sustainable choice compared to whitefish like Hake, Cod, and Haddock.

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The Atlantic Pollock reaches sexual maturity between 4 and 7 years old and spawns in the cool waters of Canada from September to April.

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Pollocks are so rich in nutrients they can be classified as a cancer-fighting food.