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  • Cod is very important to New England and is used as Massachusetts State Emblem
  • They feed on mollusks, crabs, starfish, worms and small fish
  • Portuguese people claim to have 365 ways of preparing dried salt cod
  • 10% of the worlds fish caught is cod
  • Cod can live up to 30 years
  • Cod can produce a natural antifreeze allowing it to venture into cold waters
  • Cod have been around for 120 million years
  • Cod is the most popular fish to make fish and chips, Brits have been eating this for over 150 years
  • Cod fishing in the Atlantic and North sea is strictly monitored to prevent over fishing, numbers were extremely low in the last few years.
  • Alaskan Cod stocks are healthy making it a great choice.┬áIt has wonderful white flesh and mild flavor, its low in fat and rich in nutrients and protein.
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