Cod Archives – Geography 12

All Atlantic Cod are caught using the technique of handlines. Almost all Cod that are caught are wild and not raised in fish farms like salmon and other types of fish. Pacific and grey cod caught in Alaska and British Columbia are caught using a bottom line, bottom trawl, Jigs, and traps. according to Ocean wise, the best cod rating out of 5 is 4.6 and it is from Alaska. Different Types of Cod, for example, arctic cod, are less commonly seen at the dinner table due to there higher costs and smaller population. The most fished area for Cod is on the east coast of Canada in Newfoundland, these Atlantic cod are very popular and are also overfished.