The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Wednesday released its bid solicitation to purchase $52 million (€51.2 million) worth of rockfish fillets, Pacific salad shrimp and Pacific whiting fillets.

The agency is seeking 89,100 cases of frozen Pacific rockfish fillets, 46,800 cases of Pacific salad shrimp and 136,800 cases of Pacific whiting fillets.

The products will be used for the agency's Section 32 National School Lunch program and Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs across the United States with bids due by Aug.