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Cod

Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of fish, belonging to the family Gadidae, and is also used in the common name of a variety of other fishes.

Cod is a popular food fish with a mild flavor, low fat content, and a dense white flesh that flakes easily.

Cod livers are processed to make cod liver oil, an important source of Vitamin A, Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA).

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