Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 12:58 EDT

Latest Arctic cod Stories

2009-08-21 13:49:36

The U.S. government won't allow commercial fishing to expand in federal Arctic waters until more is known about climate change, authorities said. Climate change is causing the Arctic sea ice to recede, opening more water and prompting an interest in expanded fishing, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke said Friday. We are in a position to plan for sustainable fishing that does not damage the overall health of this fragile ecosystem, Locke said. This plan takes a precautionary approach to...


Latest Arctic cod Reference Libraries

45_9def2b9d509303f42498b2c9e7930bdd
2008-11-14 17:43:36

The Antarctic Cod (Dissostichus mawsoni), also known as the Tootfish, is a species of fish of the family Nototheniidae. It produces antifreeze glycoprotein that allows it to live in the frigid waters off the coast of Antarctica. Its distribution range is generally below 65 degrees South. It is mainly caught in the Ross Sea in the austral summer but has also been recorded south of the Indian Ocean region, in the vicinity of the Antarctic peninsula, and near the South Sandwich Islands. Despite...

39_74c15d88cce0afe5c971aec749793cb9
2007-06-24 18:33:22

The Polar cod or Arctic cod, Boreogadus saida, is a fish of the family Gadidae, related to the true cod (genus Gadus). Note that there is another fish with the common name Arctic cod, Arctogadus glacialis. The Polar cod has a slender body, deeply forked tail, projecting mouth and a small whisker on its chin. It is plainly colored with brownish spots and a silvery body. It grows to a length of 11.81 in (30 cm). The Polar cod is found further north than any other fish species (beyond 84...

More Articles (2 articles) »