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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 were sold in Asia, and its white flesh was used for fillets and for making fish products. The catches of pollock in one ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

Alaskan malamute, Alaska pollock, Alaska robin, Alaskan turkey (salmon); for plants—Alaska cotton, Alaska pine. ALBARDON A packsaddle similar to the APAREJO. Borrowed from Spanish. ALBINO A color of horse, white with blue eyes.

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 ...

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, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Also known as walleye pollack hecause of its distinctive appearance [also called Alaska pollock; Alaska pollock see Alaska pollack Alaskan king crab A very large crah, Paralithodes camtschatica. weighing to l0 kg and with a leg span of 3 m ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Alaska pollock has become a valuable catch, worth $187 million. Table F-14 indicates the values of the principal species for the most recent year available. ming dates back 4,000 years to China, Japan, and Egypt. The practice of fish culture ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2014)

the fish Pacific Whiting and Alaska Pollock, and beef cardiac muscle), the presence of endogenous catheptic enzymes (H, B, L, etc.) can cause considerable gel weakening when the product is ...

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 ...

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