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Alaska pollock

Definition of the noun Alaska pollock

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Alaska pollock is the vernacular name of the Theragra chalcogramma, a species of Theragra.

  • geographic area: East Pacific, Indo-West Pacific

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

As cod catches declined, Alaska pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) in the North Pacific emerged as the fish of choice. Its eggs ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

Alaskan malamute, Alaska pollock, Alaska robin, Alaskan turkey (salmon); for plants— Alaska cotton, Alaska ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by K. Bradley Penuel, Matt Statler, Ryan Hagen

Although quotas have largely addressed the problem of human overfishing of Alaska pollock, burgeoning world populations have doubled the demand for seafood over the last three decades. That demand, along with illegal fishing and poor management and fishing methods has led to some fish species being near extinction. P. Bulgaria has imposed a four-year ban lasting until 2016 on sturgeon fishing in the Danube River and in the Black Sea. No-take fish zones established in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

which includes the Alaska pollock and Atlantic cod and annually accounts for well oser HI percent of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment (2011)

History, Policy, and Politics by Matthew J. Lindstrom

In 2006, about 10 species (anchoveta, Atlantic herring, chub, Chilean jack mackerel, Japanese anchovy, skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna, Alaska pollock, blue whiting, and the largehead hairtail) made up about 30 percent of the total marine production. Wild catches of cephalopods like squid and octopus and crustaceans like shrimp, crab, and lobster are also important commercial products worldwide. Aquaculture has become more prevalent and its contribution to global fish production ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

the Alaska pollock fishery (4.6 million tonnes) and the Chilean horse mackerel fishery (3.3 million tonnes). Together these three fisheries account for about 1 /5 of the world's total marine harvest. Evolution and Structure of the Fishing Industry The combination of population growth and advances in fishing technology has led to a great expansion in fishing activity. Commencing centuries ago in Europe, this ...

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