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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Gadidae Cods and haddocks

Genus: Pollachius

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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Pollachius pollachius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Ueberschär, B.
 
Pollachius pollachius
[Pollack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Pollachius virens
[Saithe]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pollachius pollachius Pollack Northeast Atlantic 130 TL 1758
Pollachius virens Saithe Eastern Atlantic 130 TL 1758



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