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Poor cod (Trisopterus Minutes)
A fish belonging to the 'gadidae' family, so related to cod, coley, haddock and Pollack. They reach a maximum length of about 24cm.
Poor cod is a bony fish, which also has poor keeping qualities, so when caught they are sold for fish meal, or simply thrown back.
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