ID totally a throw out. I'm being honest here. But I would like to get the right ID if it is wrong please. Any help would be appreciated. This guy was 5 inches long.
Washington County, Maine, US
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.
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.