A bony fish of an order (Gadiformes) that comprises the cods, hakes, and their relatives.‘Most assessments on capture-induced skin injury have been conducted on gadoids and herring.’
- ‘Rockling fry, like those of other gadoids, drift at the surface for their first few months.’
- ‘By-catches of gadoids and hake in the Nephrops fisheries are often considerable.’
- ‘There is a huge commercial interest in many gadoids all around the world.’
- ‘Thus, pelagic and early demersal growth appear to represent distinct stanzas in the growth history of these gadoids.’
Relating to or denoting the gadoids.
Mid 19th century from modern Latin gadus (from Greek gados ‘cod’) + -oid.
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