Re: NANFA-- RE: Non-palatable fish

Jeremy Tiemann (
Mon, 23 Sep 2002 16:46:59 -0500

Most greenlings flesh is of a green color. They are quite tastey.
The lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) can reach 5 ft and 100 lbs. While I
lived in AK, a buddy caught a lingcod that went ~40 lbs. It is a
gnarly fish with razor sharp teeth. I caught a few smaller
greenlings (don't know what species), and most had a green flsh, but
a couple had a bluish tint. If you want to know more about this
fish, give me a shout.


>The Alaskan Green Ling Cod........I'm serious!
>Ate some myself while in the Army up there.
>It's an ugly fish, maybe like the Wolf-eel.........don't know the scientific
>----- Original Message -----
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>Sent: Monday, September 23, 2002 4:26 PM
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- RE: Non-palatable fish
>> In a message dated 9/23/02 5:25:27 PM, writes:
>> << Did ya'll know that there is a fish of North America that sometimes has
>> emerald green flesh when raw?
>> >>
>> No, BG. What fish is that?
>> Lee Harper
> > Media, PA

Jeremy Tiemann
Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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