FDA Changes Scientific Name of Walleye Pollock, but Has Not Ruled on Market Name Change to 'Pollock'
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton March 4, 2015
In their list of updates made to the official FDA Seafood List for the second half of 2014, the FDA revealed that it has changed the official scientific name of Walleye pollock to Gadus chalcogrammus, from its former scientific name of Theragra chalcogramma.
This recognizes this fish is actually in the cod family, and its closest relative is actually Gadus Morhua, or Atlantic ...
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