Pollachius virens is a species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Together with Pollachius pollachius it is generally referred in America to as Pollock. Other names include the Boston blues (separate from bluefish), coalfish (or coley) and saithe in the UK.
It is common in the northern parts of the Northern Atlantic, including the Bay of Biscay. Adults can grow up to 130 centimetres (51 in) and weigh up to 32 kilograms (71 lb), the species is of great commercial value to fisheries. The fish can be found close to the shore, particularly in rocky areas but larger examples tend to be found around off-shore wrecks and reefs.
Can be produced in the following formats:
• Fillets / Loins / Tails
• Block / Bits & Pieces / Mince / Nape
• Sealed top retail tray
• Individually vacum packed
• IQF (Individually Quick Frozen)
• Bulk – for further processing
• Count packs – for Foodservice/Catering Ind.