Atlantic Cod

The perfect fish. Cheap and cheerful and a family favourite. Atlantic cod has a mild clean flavour. It is sweeter than Pacific cod and has large flakes BUT is less firm than haddock.which lends itself toa variety of preparations, including the restaurant favorite, deep-fried fish and chips.Codcan also be lightly coated and pan-fried or oven-roasted to create savory meals minus the calories of deep-fried preparations.

when is best to eat?

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January to March.

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Sustainability Notes

The state of the cod stock in this area is recovering from an all time low in 1993; the implementation of the Harvest Control rule, based on a 20% harvest rate since a Government management plan was adopted in 2009, has seen SSB rise from 120kt to around 360kt at present.

Capture Infoformation

Caught by Demersal otter trawl, longline or gill net from North East Atlantic(FAO27).

nutrition information

Servings1
Serving Weight100g (raw)
Calories82
Protein17.81 g
Fat, total0.67 g
Saturated fatty acids, total0.131 g
Carbohydrate0 g
Sugar, total0 g
Sodium43 g
Selenium33.1 mcg

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