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Main Components
Aquatic species
Target Species
Cods Atlantic cod

Gear types: Set longlines
Set longlines
Set longlines
A set longline consists of a main line and snoods with baited hooks (occasionally unbaited) at regular intervals and which is set, in general, on or near the bottom.
Vessel types: Bottom longliners
In general two types of jigger vessels are engaged in fisheries.

Characteristics
Species EnvironmentOceanic, this species is widely distributed in a variety of habitats from the shoreline to well down the continental shelf. Two stocks are recognized in the brackish Baltic Sea. Omnivorous, cod feeds at dawn or dusk on invertebrates and fish, including young cod. Forms schools during the day. Most important stock are the Norwegian Arctic stock in the Barents Sea and Icelandic stock.
 
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