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Whiting pout

Order Gadiformes
Family Gadidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body moderately wide and quite deep. The eyes are big. Upper jaw prominent, and chin well visible. 3 dorsal fins, whose bases overlap. Grayish or reddish brown back. Yellowish flanks and white belly. It measures up to 45 cm and weighs up to 2.5 kg.

FAO code
Trisopterus luscus
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Franzosendorsch
China 条长臂鳕
France Tacaud commun
Italy Merluzzo francese
Portugal Faneca
United Kingdom Whiting pout
Japan Namazu-no-rui
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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