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n. pl. sablefish or sa·ble·fish·es
A black or grayish food fish (Anoplopoma fimbria) of the North Pacific Ocean. Also called black cod.


n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a dark-skinned fish of the family Anoplopomatiae, esp Anoplopoma fimbria, found off the western coast of North America


(ˈseɪ bəlˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, of the N Pacific.
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Reevaluation of the interpretation of annuli from otoliths of a long-lived fish, Anoplopoma fimbria.
Diverse fish species were targeted with trawl and longline gear, including Atka mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius; Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus; Pacific Ocean perch, Sebastes alutus; walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma; and sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria.
Species Scientific name Main depth range (m) Alfonsino Beryx splendens 300-600 Cardinalfish Epigonus telescopus 500-800 Rubyfish Plagiogeneion rubiginosum 250-450 Blue ling Molva dypterygia 250-500 Black scabbardfish Aphanopus carbo 600-800 Sablefish Anoplopoma fimbria 500-1,000 Pink maomao Caprodon spp.
Sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, and red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, were captured and tagged with acoustic transmitters to supplement the reference transmitters and to provide acoustic targets with more realistic reception patterns.
Anoplopoma funbria, in central California waters California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Reports.
Larvae of Anoplopoma fimbria (Scorpaeniformes: Anoplopomatidae) occur from off the coast of California to the Bering Sea, with a peak in abundance from May to August (Kendall and Matarese 1987).
Five incidental takes of short-tailed albatross were documented in the 1990's and occurred in the Bering Sea longline Pacific cod fishery (2 takes), Bering Sea longline sablefish fishery (2 takes), and western Gulf of Alaska longline sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, fishery (1 take) (USFWS, 2008).
Other skates Rajiformes Pacific Cod Gadus macrocephalus Pacific Flatnose Antimora micolepis Pacific Grenadier Coryphaenoides acrolepis Pacific Hake Merluccius productus Pacific Halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis Pacific Ocean Perch Sebastes alutus Pacific Sanddab Citharichthys sordidus Petrale Sole * Eopsetta jordani Redbanded Rockfish Sebastes babcocki Rex Sole * Glyptocephalus zachirus Rosethorn Rockfish Sebastes helvomaculatus Sablefish * Anoplopoma fimbria Shortspine Thornyhead * Sebastolobus alascanus Pacific Spiny Dogfish Squalus suckleyi Splitnose Rockfish Sebastes diploproa Spotted Ratfish Hydrolagus colliei Widow Rockfish Sebastes entomelas Yelloweye Rockfish Sebastes ruberrimus % of % of Common name inshore tows offshore tows Arrowtooth Flounder * 64.
Sablefish or blackcod, Anoplopoma fimbria, a marine species of the shelf and slope of the North Pacific Ocean, are found in commercial quantities from northern Mexico to Alaska and as far west as eastern Siberia (Kimura et al.
Soft flesh in sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, of southeastern Alaska: Relationships with depth, season, and biochemistry," by John F.
Fecundity and other aspects of the reproduction Sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, in central California water.
Pink shrimp are preyed upon by mostly groundfishes, such as Pacific hake, Merluccius productus; arrow-tooth flounder, Atheresthes stomias; sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria; petrale sole, Eopsetta jordani; spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias; and several species of rockfishes, Sebastes sp.