Latest Dried and salted cod Stories

2009-10-17 08:09:15

Officials say cod is disappearing from European fishing grounds. Only steep catch cuts will prevent the disappearance of a species prized for centuries for its flaky white flesh. The European Commission said recent studies showed cod catches in some areas are far outstripping the rate of reproduction. Scientists estimated that there were more than 250,000 tons of cod in the 1970s in fishing grounds in the North Sea, eastern English Channel and Scandinavia's Skagerrak strait. In recent years,...

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