Tusk

Order: 
Gadiformes
Family: 
Gadidae

Marine fish with elongated body. Barbel on present on chin, none on snout, its length equal to eye diameter. Color is variable; dorsally dark red-brown or green brown to yellow shading into pale color on belly. Young specimens may have six transverse yellow bands on sides. Vertical fins with dark margin rimmed with white.

International Designations

Germany: 
Lumb
France: 
Tusk
Italy: 
Brosmio
Portugal: 
Bolota
UK: 
Tusk
China: 
单鳍鳕
Japan: 
Torusuku
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
FAO code: 
USK
Scientific name: 
Brosme brosme
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
22193