Saithe Pollachius virens Length to 75cm<br />
Northern cousin to Pollack, found on rocky coasts. Adult is dark greenish-black above, paler on sides and below. Lower jaw is only slightly longer than upper; barbel is absent. Has 3 dorsal fins and 2 anal fins. Widespread and generally common in N; scarce in SW, absent from SE
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Saithe Pollachius virens Length to 75cm
Northern cousin to Pollack, found on rocky coasts. Adult is dark greenish-black above, paler on sides and below. Lower jaw is only slightly longer than upper; barbel is absent. Has 3 dorsal fins and 2 anal fins. Widespread and generally common in N; scarce in SW, absent from SE

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Date: 4 Nov 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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