Cod (Gadus morhua)
Cod is a highly important fish species in the Baltic, both environmentally and commercially. This benthopelagic species can be found in a wide variety of habitats, ranging from the coast to deeper areas. Cod is an omnivorous species and its diet consists of invertebrates and fish, including its own juveniles. The Baltic cod stocks are divided into the western and eastern stock, separated by the island of Bornholm.