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  Underwater World - Arctic Cod
Spawning occurs under the Arctic ice cover and fertilization is external, meaning that the female releases her eggs into the sea where they are fertilized by milt from the male.
Arctic cod are the main consumers of plankton (microscopic forms of animal and plant life) in the Arctic seas.
Estimates of Arctic cod from echo sounder surveys of an area of about 18,000 square miles off southern Labrador and northern Newfoundland during 1978 suggest that there were then about 100,000 tonnes of the fish in the area, mainly the young-of-the-year.
www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca /zone/underwater_sous-marin/ArcticCod/artcod-saida_e.htm   (1303 words)

  Arctic cod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Arctic cod (Arctogadus glacialis) is a deepwater fish closely related to the true cod (genus Gadus).
Arctic cod can be found at depths of up to 1000 m, and frequently under ice.
Arctic cod feed on invertebrates, such as crabs and molluscs, as well as on smaller fish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arctic_cod   (188 words)

 Atlantic cod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is a well-known food fish belonging to the family Gadidae.
The northeast Arctic or Arcto-Norwegian stock is at present the world's largest population of Atlantic cod distributed in the Barents Sea area.
Atlantic cod was a top-tier predator, along with haddock, flounder and hake, feeding upon smaller prey such as herring, capelin, shrimp and snow crab.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_cod   (760 words)

 Encyclopedia: Arctic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic region is one of the last and most extensive continuous wilderness areas in the world and its significance in preserving biodiversity and genotypes is considerable.
The Arctic is particularly susceptible to the abrasion of groundcover and to the disturbance of the rare reproduction places of the animals that are characteristic to the region.
During the Cold War, the Arctic region was extensively monitored by the United States military, since it was the opinion of the said military that the first warnings of a Soviet Union nuclear strike would have been indicated by ICBMs launched over the North Pole towards the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Arctic   (3712 words)

 Arctic cod -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic cod (Arctogadus glacialis) is a deepwater fish closely related to the true (Major food fish of arctic and cold-temperate waters) cod (genus Gadus).
It is widely distributed in the western part of the (A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow) Arctic basin, also the northwest and northeast coasts of (The largest island in the world; between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans; a self-governing province of Denmark) Greenland.
Arctic cod feed on invertebrates, such as (Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers) crabs and (Invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell) molluscs, as well as on smaller fish.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/A/Ar/Arctic_cod.htm   (316 words)

 Offshore / Inshore Fisheries Development & Technologies: Species - Arctic Cod
One hardy denizen of the far north is the Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida), a small relative of the Atlantic cod and one of several species of cod-like fish scientifically classified as gadoids.
Arctic cod are the main consumers of plankton (microscopic forms of animal and plant life) in the Arctic seas.
The development of a commercial fishery for Arctic cod in Canada may not prove a viable undertaking for east coast fishermen due to the sporadic appearance of the fish in their area.
www.mi.mun.ca /mi-net/fishdeve/arctic.htm   (896 words)

 Arctic Cod - Boreogadus saida
The arctic cod is a slender fish that grows to a maximum length of 30 cm, with populations in the North having a larger body size than those in the South.
Arctic cod are the main consumers of plankton in the upper water column (unlike their relative, the Atlantic cod, which feeds on the bottom).
The age of an arctic cod can be determined by counting annual rings of growth in its otoliths, the tiny bones in their inner ear, much like counting the rings of a tree.
www.arctic.uoguelph.ca /cpl/organisms/fish/marine/gadidae/arctic.htm   (474 words)

 SAP - report 1998 Annex 3   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For both Northeast Arctic cod and Norwegian spring-spawning herring it was noted that assessment results are most sensitive to the choice of model for the relationship between stock numbers and survey indices and there is a need to carefully examine the various models and methodologies available.
Cannibalism (consumption of cod by cod) is estimated from stomach samples and empirically determined evacuation rates and the estimated consumption is dependent on ambient temperature.
Salinity, as a major factor influencing the spawning success of Baltic cod (Nissling and Westin, 1997), decreases from the west to the east and from the south to the north of the area, ranging between 8 to 3 psu in the surface layer and between 18 to 10 psu in the deep basins.
www.ifm.uib.no /sap/Annex3.htm   (7957 words)

 Nordic Naturals®
It is comprised of GLA from Evening Primrose Oil, as well as DHA and EPA from cold water arctic fish for their synergistic attributes.
Our award-winning flavored cod liver oil has been taste tested by children and contains healthy levels of naturally occurring vitamins A and D. Molecularly distilled for purity, Children's DHA Liquid has the highest Omega-3 level of any cod liver oil.
Nordic Naturals Arctic-D Cod Liver Oil is like liquid sunshine for your body.
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 Arctic cod discoveries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We refer to this small Gadid as Arctic cod and not Polar cod, as Arctic cod is the recognized name by the American Fisheries Society.
Arctic cod is a key species in Arctic waters in that it represents the most important trophic link from lower trophic levels (copepods and under-ice amphipods) to other fish, birds, seals and whales.Despite its central role in the Arctic marine food web, we have very little information on its biology in the central Arctic Ocean.
We want to stimulate future research, as ice conditions in the Arctic are changing at a dramatic rate, and research -including Arctic Cod- is needed today, to understand the biological impacts of the Arctic Change.
www.sfos.uaf.edu /research/seaicebiota/arcticcod   (228 words)

 OP Premium Cod from Arctic Fisheries
Cod's history is storied, bold and enabling - an integral element in the discovery of the Americas.
Cod is an important species to us - the most consumed of Atlantic white fish and our most popular species, we are sure to produce only the best for our customers.
All OP cod products are hand-cut, ensuring that the most gentle touch is used in processing this fish.
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 Organisms which thrive in Arctic sea ice - Krembs, Deming
Arctic sea ice covers significant portions of the northern hemisphere ocean, forming and persisting at temperatures below the freezing point of seawater.
Sea ice constitutes a thermal barrier against the cold winter atmosphere with the result that the interface between the ice and the seawater remains at the temperature of seawater.
Arctic cod (Breogadus saida), which are an important food source for many marine mammals and birds (Arctic marine food web), use the same habitat as nursery grounds.
www.arctic.noaa.gov /essay_krembsdeming.html   (819 words)

 NOAA Ocean Explorer: Arctic Exploration
Explore the gaps in between layers of ice floes, where arctic cod and other organisms rest, to avoid predation.
Arctic cod were hiding in little gaps just below the top layers of the ice floes.
Arctic cod would be in catching the fast moving pelagic crustaceans, and whether they can switch to copepods or other zooplankton at times of no ice.
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov /explorations/02arctic/logs/sep3/sep3.html   (1290 words)

 Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil (Orange Flavor)
Arctic Cod Liver Oil is third-party tested and is GMO and Hexane free.
Arctic Cod Liver Oil is in a liquid form with a delicious orange flavor (8 oz.
Arctic Cod Liver Oil contains 675 mg of DHA, 445 mg of EPA, 1915 IU of Vitamin A, and 20 IU of Vitamin D per teaspoon.
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 Cod Liver Oil orange flavor Nordic Naturals 8 fl oz: Ecology Center for Crohns, Probiotics, Maker's Diet & Stress
Sufficient elongated omega-3 oils found in cod liver oil are one of the keys to keeping and rebuilding bone.18, 19 In women, higher levels of vitamin D from cod liver oil improve bone mineral density.
Cod liver oil taken by nursing mothers improves the fatty acid profile in breast milk to promote optimal brain development and also increases levels of vitamin A to prevent infections.
The cod liver oil standard of the 1890s is still in effect, and permits the use of fish body oils taken as a by-product from the fish protein industry in lieu of the higher quality and more expensive Arctic cod liver oil.
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 arctic cod liver oil - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
Arctic Cod Liver Oil - Orange - 16oz : Nordic Naturals' Arctic Cod Liver Oil is a virgin cod liver oil from Arctic Norway, one of the cleanest and most nutritional bodies of water in the world.
Arctic Cod Liver Oil Orange : Nordic Naturals' Arctic Cod Liver Oil is a virgin cod liver oil from Arctic Norway, one of the cleanest and most nutritional bodies of water in the world.
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 Climate Change and Arctic Sea Ice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic's sea ice is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including polar bears, arctic foxes, seals, walruses, and whales, fish species such as Arctic cod and char, and sea birds such as guillemots, auks, and eiders.
Although direct systematic observations of Arctic sea ice have only been available for a few decades, much longer term surrogate temperature records from the surrounding land masses, including ice cores, tree rings, and lake bed pollen samples, suggest that the Arctic land area is now warmer than it has been in at least 400 years.
The Arctic marine food chain begins with ice algae that cling to the underside of the dark ice pack all winter and creates a dense mat under the ice with the end of the long darkness in spring.
archive.greenpeace.org /climate/arctic99/reports/seaice3.html   (4551 words)

 Polar cod   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Polar cod or Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) is a fish of the family Gadidae, related to the true cod (genus Gadus).
The Polar cod is found further north than any other fish species (beyond 84 degrees N) with a distribution spanning the Arctic seas off northern Russia, Alaska, Canada, and Greenland.
The Polar cod feeds on plankton in the upper water column (unlike their relative, the Atlantic cod, which feeds on the bottom).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Polar-cod.htm   (302 words)

 Cod Liver Oil & Multi-Vitamins 60 Soft Gel Capsule   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cod Liver Oil (CLO) has long been a traditional remedy for problems associated with joints as it is thought to...
Cod Liver Oil (CLO) has long been a traditional remedy for problems associated with joints as it is thought to lubricate them therefore reducing...
Cod Liver Oil is a rich source of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which are omega-3 fatty acids.
www.miovita.co.uk /products/cod-liver-oil--multi-vitamins-60-soft-gel-capsule.htm   (777 words)

 Cod   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adult cod feed mainly on fish such as capelin and herring.
To ensure that there are adequate food supplies for the cod stock, the authorities have strictly regulated the herring and capelin fisheries.
The cod stock is also regulated directly through strict fishing quotas and special measures to protect juvenile fish.
tidley.nfh.uit.no /FORKLAR/cod.html   (131 words)

 Spekkhuggersafari fra Lofoten Oktober   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Northeast Arctic Cod is a migratory, oceanic Cod.
The Northeast Arctic Cod matures when it is 7 years, and will be able to spawn every year until it is about 15 years or dies.
As a Skrei, during the time of the year when the Cod eat relatively less, and at the same time migrate a long distance, in clean and cold waters, the muscles of the Cod is in very good shape.
www.svinoya.no /skrei-eng.htm   (1309 words)

 Nordic Naturals Pharmaceutical Grade Arctic Cod Liver Oil
Nordic Naturals' Arctic Cod Liver Oil is pharmaceutical grade, toxin free, high potency virgin cod liver oil from Arctic Norway, one of the cleanest and most nutritional bodies of water in the world.
This Arctic Cod Liver Oil flavoured with 100% natural peach essence, is an excellent source for DHA and EPA and contains no added vitamins, only naturally occurring A and D. Kids love its peach flavour.
Offered in liquid form for those who do not wish to chew or swallow capsules, Our Arctic Cod Liver Oil promotes normal brain development and visual function, increases DHA level in active kids which enhances learning and achievement.
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 Arctic Cod Liver Oil Liquid Peach Flavor by Nordic Naturals
It is a Virgin Cold Pressed Arctic Cod Liver Oil, ultra fresh & pure, cholesterol free, with naturally occurring vitamin A and E, and 100% natural peach essence.
Cod liver oil is an abundant source of Omega-3s (EPA & DHA) and Vitamin A & D found in one source.
Cod liver oil is ideal for those who need vitamin A and D along with their EPA and DHA.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The cod fishery is in trouble, deep trouble, as the Atlantic fish has been fished almost to extinction.
If Aldous Huxley's grandfather, Thomas, asserted in the 19th century that cod would never become extinct, it was only because he could not imagine the rapid technological changes which would turn fishing into harvesting, and the classic practice of drying fish into freezing it, on board the fishing boats themselves.
Cod is not for every reader, reflecting as it does the author's deep interest in history, and how individual foods relate to history.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140275010?v=glance   (2288 words)

 cod liver oil and Olive Oil From Cooking to Skin Care   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cod Liver Oil - 400mg AUD10.00 A rich source of vitamins A & D. Vitamin A assists with the functioning of the mucous membranes.
Cod Liver Oil Cod Liver Oil Information Cod liver oil is an important natural source of vitamins A and D. It has been used since at least the 18th century as a folk remedy for a digestive aid and...
Home :: Nutrients :: Cod Liver Oil Benefits of COD LIVER OIL Cod liver oil, which is obtained from the livers of codfish, is rich in vitamins A and D, and in omega-3 fatty acids.
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Arctic cod migrates from the feeding areas in the Barents Sea to the spawning areas along the Norwegian coast and the most important spawning area is off the Lofoten Islands where the main spawning occurs in March and April (Bergstad & al.
Both cod groups spawn in March and April and mature speciemens are sympatric during spawning at the major spawning grounds off the Lofoten Islands (Nordeide 1998).
The number of individual cod (statistical “N”) which could have produced the recorded grunts were minimum 3 and maximum 12 in the “Coastal-vocal” group, minimum 2 and maximum 7 in the “Arctic-vocal”, and minimum 4 and maximum 22 in the “Mix-vocal” groups.
webster.hibo.no /afn/Tryti/reprints/paper.doc   (2429 words)

 Fish Prints: Fish - Arctic Cod
Arctic cod range farther north than any other fish - to nearly 85° N. latitude.
Their eggs are the largest of the cod family, full of extra calories to develop in the energy-robbing cold.
Arctic cod live in great schools and grow to about a foot long.
www.botanical-art-prints.com /fishprint.cfm?print=2060   (210 words)

 Ocean Trawlers - Cod from Arctic Fisheries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is no coincidence that the Vikings travelled within the realm of the Atlantic cod as they ventured from Norway to Iceland, Greenland and Canada.
America's early colonists survived the harsh winters relying on cod and today cod is still an American staple - the standard by which all other whitefish are compared.
Ocean Trawlers Frozen-at-Sea cod fillets are produced as shatterpacks and are available graded in sizes, 3/5 ounces, 5/8 ounces, 8/16 ounces, 16/32 ounces and 32/+ ounces.
www.arcticfisheries.com /otCod.html   (153 words)

 Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil Capsules
Kirkman's Cod Liver Oil gelcaps are formulated to be very small and easy to swallow.
In order to retain that small size, the omega 3 fatty acid content is lower in the gelcaps than in the liquid (20% as much).
Kirkman is answering this request by now distributing Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil capsules (gelcaps).
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