Pacific Cod

Gadus macrocephalus

Also Known As

Cod, Alaska cod, Gray cod, True cod

U.S. wild-caught Pacific cod is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.


Pacific cod is a mild-tasting fish.


Cooked Pacific cod is lean and flaky. Its moisture content is a bit higher than that of Atlantic cod, making the meat less firm.


Raw Pacific cod is opaque and creamy white. Cooked cod is white.

Health Benefits

Pacific cod is a good source of low-fat protein, phosphorus, niacin, and vitamin B12.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g
Amount per serving
Calories 82
Protein 17.9 g
Fat, total 0.63 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.081 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 71 mg

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