SPECIES: Gadus morhua – Atlantic cod
FAMILY: Gadidae – Cod family
PRODUCTS: Fresh (fillet and whole), Frozen (fillet and whole), Salted (pieces, fillet and whole), Salted and dried (pieces, fillet and whole), Dried (pieces, fillet and whole)
SIZE: Coastal cod: maximum 130 cm and 40 kg. North East Arctic cod: maximum 169 cm and 55 kg
RANGE: Coastal cod: fjords and coastal areas
North East Arctic cod: feeding area in the Barents Sea, spawning area from Finnmark to Stad with the most important spawning grounds off Lofoten
SEASON: The fishery takes place the entire year but has a seasonal halt from January to April (Skrei fishery/Lofoten fishery).
FEEDS ON: Zooplankton, fish and bottom-dwelling organisms (crayfish etc.)
NUTRITIONAL CONTENT Nutritional content per 100 g wild cod (edible food): Energy: 315 kJ / 75 kcal Nutrients: Protein: 17 g Fat: Saturated fat: 0.7 g Cis-mono unsaturated fatty acids: 0.08 g Cis-poly unsaturated fatty acids: 0.28 g Omega-3: 0.24 g Omega-6: 0.2 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Vitamins: Vitamin A: 0 μg Vitamin D: 1 μg Riboflavin: 0.04 mg Vitamin B¡: 0.8 μg Minerals: Iron: 0.2 g Selenium: 27 μg Iodine: 143 μg.