Atlantic cod

In the western Atlantic Ocean cod has a distribution north of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and round both coasts of Greenland; in the eastern Atlantic it is found from the Bay of Biscay north to the Arctic Ocean, including the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, areas around Iceland and the Barents Sea.

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The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, is a well-known demersal food fish belonging to the family Gadidae. It is also commercially known as Cod, Codling or Haberdine . More

The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, is a demersal gadoid species found on both sides of the North Atlantic. In the Northwest Atlantic cod occur from Greenland to North Carolina. In U.S. More

* 2008 landings of Atlantic cod were up 12% from 2007, reaching 19.1 million pounds with a value of $3.6 million pounds. More

Young Atlantic cod or haddock prepared in strips for cooking is called scrod. The Atlantic cod, which can change color at certain water depths, has two distinct color phases: grey-green and reddish brown. More

The Downturn of the Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) in Eastern Canada What is happening to these fish, and why? by Debbie MacKenzie, November, 2002 (**Note: In 2004, DFO has finally agreed with my diagnosis: cod are starving, because they cannot find enough food, More

Atlantic cod from North America, Iceland and the Barents Sea has suffered from decades of overfishing. This has resulted in massive population declines. Cod is often caught using trawls, which cause severe, long-term impacts to seafloor habitats. More

Atlantic Cod awaits their offerings! This fish has a light flavor and is used in many popular fish dinners! Presented here is general information of Atlantic Cod, its reproduction, habitat, food, fishing season, angling tips, handling and cooking. More

The Atlantic cod is a highly migratory fish. Patterns of migrations differ somewhat between regions. This pattern is associated with reproduction and seasonal temperature change in the Newfoundland stock (Rose 1993). More

Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (Linnaeus, 1758), is one of the most popular food fish in the western world. More

* Atlantic cod are caught with bottom trawls, which damage bottom habitat and result in considerable bycatch of other groundfish species (such as halibut and flounder). * Look for cod that has been caught by hook-and-line. More

natural resources, the Atlantic cod is recognized as a symbol of the Commonwealth's natural heritage. More

Atlantic cod occur on both sides of the North Atlantic. In the eastern North Atlantic, cod stocks are distributed from Iceland to the Norwegian Sea, to the Barents Sea and Spitsbergen, and southward to the Baltic Sea and Bay of Biscay. More

The Atlantic cod is closely tied to the history of Maritime Canada. When European explorers first arrived, they wrote about cod being so plentiful that they could be caught by simply scooping them up in a bucket. More

The Atlantic cod was once among the most abundant fish species in the sea. Centuries ago, the waters off Atlantic Canada were described as ‘alive’ with cod. Cod sustained a major fishery and was the mainstay of the economy in Newfoundland and Labrador. More

November 2002, that Atlantic cod stocks were in such poor shape that he might have to close the fisheries for an undetermined length of time. More

Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is an important fish stock caught all around Iceland and throughout the year. Long term landings of cod have varied from 180,000 tonnes to 470,000 tonnes per year in the last 30 years, with an average of close to 290,000 tonnes. More

The Atlantic cod figured predominantly in the early colonization of North America. The Portuguese began fishing the Newfoundland waters in 1501 and the French and Spanish Basques by the early 1500s. More

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Two populations of Atlantic cod were designated as endangered and threatened in Canada following assessments by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, a government body that met in Whitehorse this week. More

Atlantic Cod on the Eastern Scotian Shelf - Does the changing profile of the “slinky” cod reflect simple starvation? Brief submitted to the FRCC at Halifax, N. S. More

The Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) is a widespread, bottom-living, species with at least three distinct populations (or ‘stocks’). More

Habitat: Atlantic cod are found over relatively shallow water (typically 40 - 150 feet), but can be found in some deeper areas (they can dive to 1500 feet!). More

Order : Gadiformes
Family : Gadidae
Genus : Gadus
Species : Gadus morhua
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758