Atlantic Pollock are members of the Cod family and although similar to Pacific Pollock, they are distinctly different in that they are larger, have a slightly higher oil content and slightly darker flesh than their Pacific cousins. Atlantic Pollock have a mild, delicate taste with white flesh, large flakes, a firm texture and a low oil content. They have a similar but somewhat milder flavor as haddock or cod.
Atlantic Pollock are members of the Cod family, but are identifiable from Cod by their brownish-green back, greenish hue, paler belly, and darker flesh. Atlantic Pollock are generally larger than their Pacific cousins. They grow quickly and can reach sizes of about 3 1/2 feet or 35 pounds.
Typical cooking methods include Bake, Broil, Deep-Fry, Saute and Steam.