Pre-Shift Glossary

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Haddock, Day Boat

Latin Name: Melanogrammus aeglefinus

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Atlantic Haddock

Cod-like in texture with a more complex flavor.
White, Light, Moist, Flakey

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - shows a strong presence in Boston Display Auction, Boston Pier, and a multitude of Day Boat Hand Gear operators who supply some of the best quality in New England.

THE FISH - Haddock is a great substitute for Atlantic Cod. The flavor is a bit more complex with all of the sweetness of Cod and a bit of "Ocean" flavor to set it apart. Haddock has a dark lateral line with a dark spot near the tail, (The Devil's Thumbprint).
Pan Roast, Broil, Fry, Saute, Poach

THE GRADE - See Atlantic Cod 

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

North Atlantic & New England


Gulf of Maine


SFS Partnership

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line