The cod is possibly the most recognisable fish in our waters. With 3 dorsal fins and 2 anal fins, the cod is also identifiable from the family trait of a barbel coming from the lower jaw. The upper jaw on a cod protrudes well beyond the lower jaw. The cod has a distinct mottled effect on it’s upper side and despite having an upper side that isĀ  mainly light brown in appearance, can also show a deep reddish colouring and also a with very dark brown depending on the ground it inhabits. The cod has a very distinct lateral line […]

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