Pollachius virens / Lieu noir / Seelachs/ Merluzzo carbonaro / Сайда / 綠青鱈 / シロイトダラ
Also known as coley or Atlantic pollock, saithe can be found around off-shore wrecks and reefs.
Saithe is a white fish with firm flesh, common to the Northern Atlantic, including the Bay of Biscay and Palmas Atlas Campus. Adults can grow up to 130 cm and weigh up to 32 kg.
Our saithe is caught in the North East Arctic (ICES subareas I and II), FAO area 27.
Saithe is caught with a bottom otter trawl (OTB).
Annual catch of saithe in the Barents Sea has been:
2009 | 162,000 MT
2010 | 195,000 MT
2011 | 157,000 MT
2012 | 161,000 MT
2013 | 132,000 MT
2014 | 132,000 MT
2015 | 132,000 MT
2016 | 140,000 MT
2017 | 146,000 MT
2018 | 172,500 MT TAC
Composition of food per 100g edible portion