Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Pollock (Pollachius virens), also known as Saithe, Coalfish, Coley, Green Cod, Boston Bluefish; weight – up to 15.8 kg (35 lb); length – up to 1 m (3.5 ft); lifespan – up to 23 years. Atlantic Pollock are a member of the cod family but can be distinguished by their greenish hue and darker flesh. They are brownish-green on the back and slightly pale on the belly. Smaller pollock in inshore waters feed on small crustaceans and small fish. Larger pollock mainly prey on fish. Image courtesy of NOAA.