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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Gadidae Cods and haddocks

Genus: Gadus

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North Pacific
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Gadus chalcogrammus Pallas, 1814

Photo by Photo by Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
 
Gadus chalcogrammus
[Alaska pollock]



Gadus ogac is repo
Max. Length 119 cm TL
Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius, 1810

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Gadus macrocephalus
[Pacific cod]



North Atlantic and Arctic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Morris, P.
 
Gadus morhua
[Atlantic cod]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gadus chalcogrammus Alaska pollock North Pacific 91 TL 1814
Gadus macrocephalus Pacific cod Gadus ogac is repo 119 TL 1810
Gadus morhua Atlantic cod North Atlantic and Arctic 200 TL 1758



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