The Blue Whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) is a fish of the Gadidae family (white fish). It is common in the Northern Atlantic Ocean and in the Mediterranean Sea.


It has a strong, spindle-shaped body. Its head is large and triangular in shape. Bluish-grey on the dorsal part and whitish on the ventral part (belly area).


Caught by extractive fishing.

The fishing gear used is trawling and the catch zone is the Northeast Atlantic.

Catching area: ( FAO 27 )


Whole fish refrigerated in ice water and salt.

Packaging: bulk