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Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting; Walleyed pollock; Wall-eye pullack; Walleye pollock; Pacific pollock; Alaskan pollock; Alaska pollock; Alaska pollack)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Alaska pollock or walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus, formerly Theragra chalcogramma) is a marine fish species of the cod family Gadidae. Alaska pollock is a semipelagic schooling fish widely distributed in the North Pacific with largest concentrations found in the eastern Bering Sea.
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Attributes

Maximum Longevity [3]  15 years
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Water Biome [1]  Pelagic, Benthic, Coastal
Adult Weight [2]  1.698 lbs (770 g)
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [3]  3 years 6 months
Male Maturity [2]  3 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aleutian Islands Biosphere Reserve 2720489 Alaska, United States    
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve 293047 British Columbia, Canada  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada
Sikhote-Alinskiy Biosphere Reserve 978001 Russia  

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

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Distribution

Alaska (USA); Arctic Ocean; Beaufort Sea; California Current; Canada; China; Chukchi Sea; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; Japan; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; North Pacific: from Kivalina, Alaska, to the southern Sea of Japan and to Carmel, California, USA. The occurrence off the northern part of Baja California (Mexico), as reported from Quast and Hall, (1972) (Ref. 6876) is apparently erroneous.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk; Taiwan; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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