Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Pollack

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910016Collier's New Encyclopedia — Pollack

POLLACK, Gadus pollachius, a common fish on British coasts, belonging to the cod, haddock and whiting genus. It is about the size of the coal-fish, is active in habit, and is frequently caught. The lower jaw projects beyond the upper, and there is no barbel. In Scotland and in some parts of Ireland it is called lythe.