Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Torsk (Brosmius brosme), a valuable food-fish of the Cod family, from the North Atlantic, its southern limit being the Firth of Forth. The length averages from 20 inches to three feet, and there is a single barbule under the chin. An allied species (B. flavescens) with two barbules is taken on the American coast.