Cod, Ling

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Species Name:
Ophiodon elongatus
Sustainability Rating:

Yellow – Good AlternativeYellow

What:

Actually a member of the greenling family, Ling Cod isn’t a cod at all, but gets its name from the cod-like appearance of its meat.

When:
Available year-round as fresh and previously frozen (sold as refreshed)
Where/How:

Where – Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, California

How – Wild-caught; longline, trawl

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsLing Cod has lean meat that turns white when cooked, with a firm, almost dense texture. It has a deliciously mild, slightly sweet flavor.

For Your Menu

MenuFeature Ling Cod like you would any firm white fish – it’s great in fish-n-chips, perfect for chowder, makes great fish tacos and can be a great addition to any style of seafood stew.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffCod is one of our most beloved American fish. That is, it’s mild flavored with a clean taste – perfect for even those customers who claim they “hate” fish!


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you have customers looking for an affordable, mild and easy fish to work with – Ling Cod is the perfect suggestion!