Atlantic Cod can be distinguished by its elongated body, a comparatively large head with a protruding upper jaw and prominent chin barbel. It can grow up to 2 m in length and can live for up to 25 years, but are generally caught when they are younger.
Atlantic Cod can be found in open water but they also spend time close to the sea floor, where they feed on benthic creatures such as molluscs, worms, crustaceans and other fish.
Atlantic Cod is caught with with Trawls, Lines and Hooks, Gill Nets and similar Nets and is available in our Birds Eye fish fingers.
Some of the information described here is of a general and biological nature related to the species.
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