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Haddock
Melanogrammus aeglefinus

65cm

Haddock is a coldwater species, smaller than, but related to cod. It can be recognised by its black lateral line on a silvery body. The upper jaw protrudes beyond its lower and it has a short barbel from its chin. The discerning charactersitic on a haddock is the black spot that lies above its pectoral (side) fin.

Haddock has a firm, white flesh which flakes easily. It is low in fat and a great source of protein. Haddock has a slightly stronger flavour than cod and this flavour varies from the region in which it is caught - Scottish haddock is noticeably stronger than Icelandic haddock. Haddock is really popular, whether it is fresh, smoked, frozen or served battered with chips!

Catch area

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Fishing methods

M&S Haddock
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Smoked haddock fishcake
Haddock mornay gratin
Gastro haddock hotpot
Haddock & cheese sauce
Haddock cumberland pie
Smoked haddock fillet
Undyed smoked haddock fillet
Breaded chunky haddock
Breaded haddock and chips
Battered haddock fillet
Battered haddock fingers
Lightly dusted haddock
Melting middle smoked haddock and cheese fishcake
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