Atlantic Cod

Gadus morhua

Also Known As

Cod, Codling, Scrod cod, Markets, Steakers

Although populations are well below target levels, U.S. wild-caught Atlantic cod is still a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed under a rebuilding plan that allows limited harvest by U.S. fishermen.

Facts

Availability

Year-round.

Source

Wild-caught from Maine to Virginia.

Taste

Atlantic cod has a mild clean flavor. It is sweeter than Pacific cod.

Texture

Cod has large flakes. It's less firm than haddock.

Color

Health Benefits

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g
Amount per serving
Calories 82
Protein 17.81 g
Fat, total 0.67 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.131 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 43 mg
Selenium 33.1 mcg
Sodium 54 mg

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