Gadus finnmarchicus (Koefoed, 1956)
Norwegian pollock
Gadus finnmarchicus
photo by Panther, T.

Family:  Gadidae (Cods and haddocks)
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: northern tip of Norway and Russia (Barents Sea).
Biology:  A rare species probably occurring in midwater.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  First record of a specimen caught not far from Nadezhda Island in the Barenst Sea (60.5 cm TL, 58.5 cm FL; 1980 g total body weight, 1670 g without guts, 29 g for gonad weight), depth of trawling was comprised 250 m (Ref. 84294).

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