Whitefish (fisheries term)

Whitefish (fisheries term) Whitefish or white fish is a fisheries term for several species of demersal fish with fins, particularly Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), whiting (Merluccius bilinearis), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), hake (Urophycis), pollock (Pollachius), and others. Whitefish (Coregonidae) is also the name of several species of Atlantic freshwater fish. Whitefish live on or near the … Read more

Hake | fish

hake Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. Related Topics: fish Merluccius Urophycis hake, (genus Merluccius), any of several large marine fishes of the cod family, Gadidae. They are sometimes classed as a separate family, Merlucciidae, because of skeletal differences in the skull and ribs. Hakes are elongated, … Read more

Panel: Fishing plan can rebuild long lost cod stock by 2033

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal ocean regulators say a new fishing plan has a chance to rebuild the New England cod stock, which is a goal even many commercial fishermen have long regarded as far-fetched. Atlantic cod were once a cornerstone of the New England economy, but the catch has plummeted after years of overfishing, … Read more

What Is the Different Between Freshwater Vs Saltwater Fish?

Fish comprise a diverse range of water-dwelling creatures that have skulls and, typically, backbones. They breathe through specialized gills, which are openings located on their skin. Their bodies are streamlined and designed for swimming, and they have fins that allow them to travel rapidly through water. Fish are classified as either freshwater or saltwater based … Read more