they have fins but no scales, only skin.
Yes, they are a species of cod.
Yes they do. They are in the cod family.
Rock cod (scorpionfish) have poisonous spines in their dorsal fins, but their flesh makes good eating.
Cod was a generic name for various kinds of fish (including hake and the haddock) and can refer to different fish in different parts of the world. In those parts of the world where cod refers to fish with scales, then cod will be Kosher. All Kosher fish need fins and scales.
That's a good question. Not all fish have scales. Swordfish, catfish, cod, mackerel, whiting, sturgeons, sharks and eels are just a few examples of fish without scales. The mahi-mahi fish does have scales, and is a clean fish, suitable for human consumption, according to the bible. Leviticus 11:9 states: "Of all the creatures living in the water of the seas and the streams, you may eat any that have fins and scales". Mahi-mahi meets the criteria of having both fins and scales.
Yes, cod have scales. They have cycloid scales which have a smooth outer edge, making them more difficult to spot.
yes they do
Black codfish do have scales, which are generally very small. Possibly due to the size and color of the scales, it may seem that the black cod does not have scales.
There are several/many species of fish that are called "Cod". They all have scales as far as I know.
No. They have skin.
The problem with the word "cod" is that it refers to more than one kind of fish, some of which are kosher types and some that aren't. Those "cods" that have fins and scales (when alive) are the kosher kinds. Those kinds that didn't have fins or scales aren't kosher kinds (Deuteronomy ch.14). To be kosher, the fish would have to be a kosher type of fish; and the ingredients (fish, chips, peas) would have to be cooked in kosher pots and pans.
In Sunni (except the Hanafi school) and Ibadi Jurisprudence, all sea-life is halal, so cod-fish is permissible to consume. In Shiite Jurisprudence and the Sunni Hanafi school, all fishes that are kosher according to Jewish strcitures are halal. Since cod has fins and scales as Judaism defines them, cod is kosher and this makes it halal in Shiite Islam.
There are several species of fish that are commonly called "cod". They all have a caudal (tail) fin.
The Atlantic Cod fish are usually greenish brown or gray on their sides and back with a white belly. Atlantic Cods have barbels similar to catfish and have three dorsal fins and two anal fins. The Atlantic cod is mainly found in shallow waters, close to the ocean's bottom. Cod feed on fish and invertebrates, like urchins, and shrimp.
Yes. Start reeling in a rock cod off the Queen Charlottes and you may loose it to a ling.
Ye haddock does have scales. It is very similar to a cod although haddock is smaller , as is the mouth, not reaching as far back as the cods mouth.
1. Gills to breathe under water 2. Streamlined body to swim through water easily 3. Fins and tail to enablke them to swim in water 4. Delicious meat for us to eat 5. Scales reduce friction in water (I THINK)
Cape Cod wrong Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rock and Cape Cod Bay are the Proper nouns in this sentence.
Both salmon and cod are about the same regarding their benefits to a healthier you.