Yesterday I found six dead Theragra chalcogramma (Walleye Pollock), and today thousands in a large school during the minus tide. All seemed about 2" or 2 1/2" long.
I noticed six dead Theragra chalcogramma (Walleye Pollock), an unusual sight at North Beach! These juveniles were bout 2" long.
Small specimens, caught by fishermen using "arte xávega", a traditional fishing technique.
Second photo show giant and popeye grenadiers together for comparison.
Hake sampling day.
Gadiformes are an order of ray-finned fish, also called the Anacanthini, that includes the cod and its allies. Many major food fish are in this order. They are found in marine waters throughout the world, and there are also a small number of freshwater species.