Pacific Whiting

Mercluccius productus

Also Known As

Pacific hake

U.S. wild-caught Pacific whiting is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.



Frozen whiting is available year-round.


U.S. wild-caught from Washington, Oregon, and California.


Mild and slightly sweet.


Soft and less flaky than other whitefish such as cod and pollock. 


Raw and cooked whiting ranges from pure white to off-white.

Health Benefits

Whiting is a good source of selenium, vitamin B, magnesium, and protein. 

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 90
Protein 18.31 g
Fat, total 1.31 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.247 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Selenium 32.1 mcg
Sodium 72 mg

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