Pollock are an important fish of the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. They range from Virginia up past Maine into Canadian waters. Pollock are important commercially as a member of the cod family, but or also important recreationally and even are used as aquarium fish to some extent.
Adults reach weights of up to 46 pounds. Pollock are schooling fish that live around rocks to depths of 600 foot deep. Pollock are most abundant in the gulf of Maine.