What kind of fish is cod?
cod, (genus Gadus), any of three or four species of large and economically important marine food fishes of the family Gadidae. Historically, the term cod referred to Atlantic cod ( Gadus morhua), a cold-water fish found on both sides of the North Atlantic.
What is cod fish similar to?
When cod is unavailable, substitute haddock, hake, cusk, tilapia, pollock, striped bass, or white sea bass.
What does cod taste like?
Cod – cod has a mild flavor that’s slightly sweet like tilapia. People love cod because of its soft, flaky texture. It’s firmer than tilapia so preparing it at home is easier if you don’t have experience with seafood.