It feeds mainly on fish, and occasionally on crustaceans and cephalopods. Divers have witnessed pollacks following them to hunt in the sand stirred up by their diving fins.
- Scientific name:
- Pollachius pollachius
- Year of description:
- Linnaeus, 1758
- IUCN Status:
- Least Concern
Waters of the north-east Atlantic, from Iceland (rare) and the north of Norway down to Portugal.
The pollack lives between two waters from the coast to a depth of 150 metres.
The average length of the pollack is between 22 and 75 cm.
Fish, crustaceans and cephalopods