The codfish, also called cod, have been an important source of food for humans for hundreds of years. This robust fish eats almost any sea life and can grow to a huge size. More facts about codfish are listed below

 

Cod Facts for Kids

 

  • The cod inhabits the cold waters of the oceans in the Northern regions and have a natural anti-freeze mechanism to maintain its body temperature in this extremely cold environment.

 

  • People have hunted this marine fish since the beginning of mankind and today cod comprises of 10% of the globe‚Äôs fishing industry. However, in the last few years the cods have become endangered due to overfishing.

 

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