UK Record Weights from rod/line:
Shore: 24-11-12 Filey, Brigg. M.Cammish 1995
Boat: 37-05-00 Wreak South of Eddystone
MAFF Minimum Size: Shore:
Very similar to the Pollack, with it's three rounded dorsal fins and two anal fins. The lower jaw is approximately equal to the upper jaw, although it may extend marginally further in larger specimens. The chin barbel is minute or even absent in larger fish. The eyes are small in comparison to the overall head dimensions.The pale lateral line is straight, or only slightly curved. The back is a darkish olive green, to brownish green or blue, that contrasts with the silvery grey / white of the sides and belly.
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