Pollack - Pollachius Pollachius

Pollack

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Species Compatibility

Flat Fish
All Gadiods
Bass
Wrasse/Beam
Sharks
Gurnard

Suitable DisplayShoreline Tank
Reef Tank
Ocean Tank
Harbour Wall Tank

Identification

Is a large silver sided fish with brown colouring on its back.
Lower jaw is longer than upper jaw and are said to always look sad.
No chin barbell.

Habitat

Shoals of Pollack are often encountered in rocky areas or near wrecks and inshore, from the surface down to 200m depth.

Species fact

The Pollack has a typical cod family.
Adult fish can grow to 1.3m in length.