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Monday, 11 November, 2002, 17:40 GMT
In pictures: From trawler to table
As the row over the future of cod fishing in the North Sea continues, BBC News Online Scotland followed one box of cod from Aberdeen to the fishmonger's counter in London.

Fish is hauled ashore
Boxes of cod and ice are hauled ashore in Aberdeen

The fish is taken to auction
At 0700BST the boxes are sold at auction to merchants

The next stage of the journey
From the market, the fish is sent to processors

Cod is prepared by processors
The fish is gutted and packed, which adds value

Fillets are taken from the raw cod
Ten people are employed at this factory

Cod is sold again in London
The fish travels 600 miles to Billingsgate in London

Cod fillets ready for the shops
Boxes of prime cod fillet in transit

Fish counter
The Scottish fish on display in a food hall

Price tag for fish
The fish has doubled in value since Aberdeen

Cash till at department store
The end of the chain - a customer buys cod


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