Cod

Catching area:
Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
North West Atlantic FAO 21, North East Atlantic FAO 27
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)
North West Pacific FAO 61, North East Pacific FAO 67

Catching method:
Semi-pelagic trawl, trap, longline

Here is the fish, which names the codlike fishes‘ family. During search for food cod prefers colder areas while they go to warmer areas during spawning season. Cod reaches a length of up to 2 meters, a weight of 96 kg and 25 years of age.

Its meat has an outstanding quality, as it is very white, juicy and fresh in taste.