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 (gā′doid′, găd′oid′)
A fish of the suborder Gadoidei, which includes the cods and the hakes.

[New Latin Gadus, fish genus including the Atlantic cod (from Greek gados, a kind of fish) + -oid.]

ga′doid adj.
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(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Anacanthini, an order of marine soft-finned fishes typically having the pectoral and pelvic fins close together and small cycloid scales. The group includes gadid fishes and hake
(Animals) any gadoid fish
[C19: from New Latin Gadidae, from gadus cod; see -oid]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gadoid - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
family Gadidae, Gadidae - large family of important mostly marine food fishes
codfish, cod - major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
Gadus merlangus, Merlangus merlangus, whiting - a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus
Melanogrammus aeglefinus, haddock - important food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller
Pollachius pollachius, pollack, pollock - important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod
hake - any of several marine food fishes related to cod
Molva molva, ling - elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried
Brosme brosme, torsk, cusk - large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod
rattail, rattail fish, grenadier - deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
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It says: "Grimsby used to be an important landing place during the years of the gadoid (cod fishing) boom in the 1970s and early 1980s.
West coast fishery trials of a twin rig Nephrops trawl incorporating a large mesh top sheet for reducing commercial species gadoid bycatch.
North sea Scyphomedusae: summer distribution, estimated biomass and significance particularly for O-group gadoid fish.
MA can be found in very high concentrations in some kinds of fish, especially of the Gadoid species, due to the enzymatic degradation of a natural osmolyte, trimethylamine N-oxide [3, 4].
In cod (Gadus morhua) and other gadoid fish, TMA constitutes most of the so-called total volatile bases until spoilage.
The Pacific hake (Merluccius products Ayres 1855, also known as Pacific whiting), a gadoid species inhabiting waters off the west coast of North America (Fig.
Trawl nets contributed more than anything else to the expansion of fisheries focused on the gadoid species that live and feed on the sea bed or on continental shelves, such as Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), Pacific cod (G.
Spatial patterns of the temporal dynamics of three gadoid species along the Norwegian Skagerrak coast.
Estimation of stock reproductive potential: history and challenges for Canadian Atlantic gadoid stock assessments.
In this paper we evaluate the methodology and results of the pollock assessments conducted during the triennial surveys as an example of semi-pelagic gadoid assessment.