Cod (Gadus morhua)

Cod (Gadus morhua)

Specimen Cod for James Walsh out of Cork Harbour, 2011

Specimen Cod for James Walsh out of Cork Harbour, 2011

Specimen weight:  9.072 kgs (20 lbs)
Record: 42 lbs, Ballycotton, 1921

Three dorsal and two anal fins. Upper jaw the longer. Well-developed barbel on chin. Lateral line white in adults, which vary in colour from grey to brown, thickly sprinkled with small dark spots. Juveniles (codling) may he variegated rather than spotted. Grows to over 100lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Cod
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