WhiTting - Merlangius merlangus

WhiTting - Merlangius merlangus

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Species Compatibility

Flat Fish
All Gadiods
Bass / Beam
Sharks
Wrasse
Gurnard

Suitable DisplayShoreline Tank
Reef Tank
Ocean Tank
Harbour Wall Tank

Identification

Can grows up to 70 cm in length, with an elongated body, small head and pointed snout.
Usually has golden, green colouring on top, silvery white beneath.
Black spot at the base of the pectoral fins.

Habitat

Found Through out the UK.
Whiting live at depths of 30 to 100 metres.
Also are abundant in harbours.

Species fact

The whiting is similar to its relatives Cod, Haddock and Pollack.