Illustration first published as Pollachius
virens by Murdy et al.
Use of rocky intertidal habitats by juvenile pollock Pollachius
The species involved were primarily the familiar food fishes of the North Atlantic fishing banks: cod, Gadus morhua; pollock, Pollachius
virens; haddock, Melanogrammus aeglefinus; and such popular groundfish as halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus; and flounder, Pleuronectes americanus.
Pacific herring Clupea pallasi Pacific lamprey Lampetra tridentata Pacific (chub) mackerel Scomber japonicus Pacific sanddab Citharichthys sordidus Pacific sand lance Ammodytes hexapterus Pacific sardine Sardinops sagax Pacific tomcod Microgadus proximus Pacific whiting Merluccius productus Plainfin midshipman Porichthys notatus Polar cod Boreogadus saida Pollock Pollachius
virens Redfish Sebastes spp.
Pollack Juveniles and adults common on Pollachius
virens polyhaline-marine reefs.
Long-term changes in the feeding of Pollachius
virens on the Scotian Shelf: responses to a dynamic ecosystem.
Only pollock, Pollachius
virens, of the major species landed off New England, has increased in landings from a maximum of 49.