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2009-04-06 16:39:27

A British supermarket says it now calls pollack colins after bosses determined shoppers were avoiding the fish because they didn't like the name. Sainsbury's said the member of the cod family was renamed colin because the word is French for a similar variety of fish, hake, The Sun reported Monday. Officials with the grocery chain hired fashion designer Wayne Hemingway to design new packaging for the fish. Image really is everything, Hemingway said. As a keen fisherman it seems daft that...

2008-12-15 18:37:00

JUNEAU, Alaska, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (NPFMC) announced December 13 the 2009 Alaska pollock total allowable catch (TAC) of 815,000 metric tons, an 18.5% reduction from 2008. The decision follows the recommendations of scientists to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the stock due to the cyclically lower abundance of Alaska pollock. "We manage Alaska's fisheries with a steadfast commitment to science. That's affirmed by the Council's...

2008-07-19 09:00:23

By Russ Keen, American News, Aberdeen, S.D. Jul. 19--MOBRIDGE -- With the water of Indian Memorial Bay around him, fishing guide Denny Palmer of Mobridge sat on the pier of the bay connected to the Missouri River. Two years ago, the bay northwest of Mobridge was bone dry. "You could drive a truck across it," Palmer said. This year, boats launch off Indian Memorial Ramp, which for six years before had been unusable because it was nowhere near water, he said. On Friday, the section...

2008-07-06 00:00:12

For fish-lovers on a budget, pollock has always been top of the menu but now its popularity is growing thanks to the endorsement of celebrity chefs. Gordon Ramsey and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall have both been strong supporters of the fish over recent months and it seems consumers have got the message. A recent survey by Seafish, the Government's sea fish industry authority, found pollock sales have increased by 171 per cent over the past 12 months, not only due to a growing celebrity fan...

2008-05-28 15:00:23

Cape Capensis is a premium species caught by deep sea trawlers off the west coast of Southern Africa where the nutrient-rich, unpolluted, icy waters of the Benguela current are swept up the coast of Africa from the Antarctic. This frigid water is vital to the fish's firm texture and delicate, sweet flavor. These premium cape capensis fillets are processed and frozen at sea locking in quality and freshness. The demand for Cape Capensis is growing in the U.S. It is a popular alternative to...

2007-09-27 18:00:20

Southstream Seafoods, Inc., leader in the frozen seafood importer business, is proud to introduce our long line wild caught cod and haddock fillets to the foodservice industry and retail consumer. Nearly 80% of Americans prefer wild caught seafood1. We have foreseen the need for a high quality "harvested from the wild" 2 replacement to the Iceland Fishery. In 2007 and 2008, there will be an additional 30% quota cut in Iceland that directly affects all supplies from Iceland, including...

2005-10-28 03:23:17

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - An unpublished biography of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the incarcerated proponent of physician-assisted suicide, is being turned into a movie by Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple. "You Don't Know Jack" will be based on the book of the same name, written by Kevorkian's assistant of 25 years, Neal Nicol, and the doctor's neighbor and lifelong friend, Harry Wylie. The project marks the first time the 77-year-old physician,...


Latest Pollock Reference Libraries

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2007-06-24 19:56:44

Pollock (or Pollack, pronounced the same and listed first in most UK and US dictionaries) is the common name used for either of the two species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Both P. pollachius and P. virens are commonly referred to as Pollock. Other names for P. pollachius include the Atlantic Pollock, European Pollock, Lieu Jaune, and Pollock, while P. virens is sometimes known as Boston Blues (separate from Bluefish), Coalfish or Saithe. Both species can grow to 3 ft 6 in (1.07...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.