Pacific cod

The Pacific cod lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 1280 m , usually 100 - 400 m environment.

Pacific Cod is currently enjoying strong global demand. The 2006 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands was 260,000 tons. More

The Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, is an important commercial food species. It is also known as gray cod, gray goo, gray wolf, grayest or grayfish. It has three separate dorsal fins, and the catfish-like whiskers on its lower jaw. More

Pacific cod and Alaskan pollock are white, low-fat and mild. They typically come as skinless fillets and are commonly sold frozen. Both have a coarse flake when cooked. Bones from either fish make excellent stock. More

The Pacific cod is an important commercial food species. There has been extensive research into culturing the Atlantic cod which is being commercially reared in Norway and other countries. However, the amount of research on Pacific cod for aquaculture use is unkonwn. More

Pacific cod are highly fecund and can produce up to 5.7 million ova each year. Cod are demersal and concentrate on the shelf edge and upper slope (100-250 m) in the winter and move to shallower waters (<100 m) in the summer. More

Pacific cod seasons around the state are opening for the 2006 season this month. Major longline, pot and jig seasons opened on the 1st of the month in many areas of the state, with trawl seasons coming online in the third week. More

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frozen pacific COD fillets/ loin - frozen pacific/atlantic COD fillets, 1.skinless,PBO, 2.50/70,70-90,100-120,as requested 3.100%,90%NW 4.with/without additive... Oceanfriends International Trading Limited China Min. More

Pacific cod is processed into a variety of products. In the worldwide market, there is demand for headed & gutted and fillet cod products. More

Longline Fishery for Pacific Cod, which has implemented largely successful seabird bycatch reduction measures, was certified to the Marine Stewardship Council's standard for sustainable fisheries. Certified as a best environmental choice by the Marine Stewardship Council. Click here to learn more at the MSC's website. More

Pacific Cod Fisheries in Alaska - Statewide Link to Salmon Fishery HomeLink to Herring Fishery HomeLink to Groundfish Fishery HomeLink to Shellfish Fishery HomeGo to a Species Home Page: * Link to Statewide More

* Pacific cod are also caught by bottom trawl, which can damage seafloor habitats. Nutritional Information Serving = 100 g of raw edible food, wild species. More

Pacific Cod Cod has been a world wide staple since the year 1000 when the Basques greatly expanded cod markets into a truly international trading item. The healthy resource in Alaska is keeping this tradition alive. More

Pacific cod is a "Best Choice" when caught in the U.S. Pacific Ocean by bottom longline, trap or hook-and-line. The U.S. More

Like its Atlantic cousin, Pacific cod is a mild and versatile fish. But, the Pacific species is also an ocean-friendly seafood choice. Pacific cod tastes almost identical to Atlantic cod, but with a softer and more delicate texture. More

* Pacific cod is often hailed as being one of the best managed fisheries in the world. * Cod is a good source of low fat protein, phosphorus, niacin, and vitamin B12. More

Pacific cod are found in continental shelf and upper continental slope waters of the North Pacific Ocean from off Port Arthur, China in the northern Yellow Sea, north around the North Pacific Rim, into the Bering Sea as far north as the Chukchi Sea, and More

Pacific Cod is processed in a separate plant that was designed to produce primarily shatterpack fillets. UniSea has continually upgraded this facility to allow us to fully utilize the entire fish. More

Common names

Alaska cod in English
Amutaq in Alutiiq
atlantic cod in English
Atlantic cod (German: Dorsch, Kabeljau) in English
Ayet in Salish
Bacalao del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Bacalao navaga in Spanish (español)
bacalhau-do-pacifico in Portuguese (Português)
Bacalhau-do-Pacífico-norte in Portuguese (Português)
Bakalar in Serbian (српски језик)
Bakaliáros in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Bakaliáros in Greek, Modern (1453)
Cod in English
Cod de Pacific in Rumanian
Dà kǒu yú in Mandarin Chinese
Dà tóu xuě in Mandarin Chinese
Dorsz pacyficzny in Polish (polski)
Eyethithen in Salish
Gados in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Gados in Greek, Modern (1453)
Gray cod in English
Hering de primavara in Rumanian
K'awts in Tsimshian
Kabeljau in German (Deutsch)
Kyrrahafs-porskur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Madara in Japanese (日本語)
Merluzzo del Pacifico in Italian (Italiano)
Morina in Turkish (Türkçe)
Morue arctique in French (français)
Morue du Pacifique in French (français)
Navaga in English
Navagatorsk in Swedish (Svenska)
Pacific cod in English
Pacifische kabeljauw in Dutch (Nederlands)
Pacifisk Torsk in Danish (dansk)
Pasifiese kabeljou in Afrikaans
Pasifik morinasi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Pazifischer Kabeljau in German (Deutsch)
Pk'iken in Salish
Porskur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Sheyehl in Salish
Siko in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Siko in Greek, Modern (1453)
Skim'eth in Salish
St'aaydaay in Haida
Stillahavstorsk in Swedish (Svenska)
Stillehavstorsk in Danish (dansk)
Stillehavstorsk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Tae-gu in Korean (한국어)
Tikhookeanskaya treska in Russian (русский язык)
Tyynenmerenturska in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ugotica in Serbian (српски језик)
Xuě in Mandarin Chinese
треска тихоокеанская in Russian (русский язык)
太平洋鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋鳕 in Mandarin Chinese
대구 in Korean (한국어)
대구 (어류) in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Gadiformes
Family : Gadidae
Genus : Gadus
Species : Gadus macrocephalus
Authority : Tilesius, 1810