Cod – Pacific

Gadus macrocephalus

Market Name(s): Cod

Primary Source(s): Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands

Season: Year Round

The Pacific cod, is a bottom-dwelling fish found in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, mainly on the continental shelf and upper slopes, to depths of about 900 m

Pot Net

Jig

Longline

Bottom Trawl

Pacific cod caught in Alaska is a "Best Choice" because the population is healthy. Also, there are no major concerns with bycatch of other species or with the effectiveness of management.

Pacific Cod is a staple in western kitchens and applicable to most cooking techniques.

A perfect fish to be paired with a light, crisp Sauvignon Blanc.

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