Saithe

Saithe (Pollachius virens)
Product types:
- IQF fillets, loins, tails and portions
- Interleaved fillets
- Blocks

Saithe is related to the cod family, however the meat is darker than Atlantic and Pacific cod. Saithe has a long underslung lower jar and same white lateral line Atlantic cod.

Species
Pollachius virens
Origin
Norway / Russia / Faroe Islands
Catching area
North Atlantic Ocean - FAO 27
Catching method
Trawl / Long-line
Packaging
Bulk carton, chain pack, retail box and color bag
MSC Certification
Yes