White fishWhite fish
is a fisheries term referring to several species of deep water
ocean fish--often cod
(Merluccius bilinearis) and
(Melanogrammus aeglefinus) but also hake
, saithe (Pollachius virens), or others.
Sometimes eaten straight but often used reconstituted for fishsticks,
, imitation crabmeat, etc.
See also whitefish.