Saithe is a member of Gadidae family, originated from North Atlantic and it has a big market share when compared to other codfish types. They live in the deep waters of Atlantic. They migrate to deep waters in winter and caught by purse seine, trawl or longlines.
They are characterized with green-brown color on their backs. They can reach to 130 cm. Its meat is yellowish and very tasty. Its fat rate is low and protein rate is very high.
Saithe gains its place in the market as especially frozen at sea, so there is a different weight unit as “oz (ounce)”. 1 oz is equal to 28,35 gr.