Atlantic moonfish


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Related to Atlantic moonfish: blue runner, Selene vomer, Trachinotus falcatus
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Noun1.Atlantic moonfish - any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies
carangid, carangid fish - a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
lookdown, lookdown fish, Selene vomer - similar to moonfish but with eyes high on the truncated forehead
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6 Atlantic moonfish Selene setapinnis Blackedge moray Gymnothorax nigromarginatus 1.
Correlations were then calculated between annual fish abundances in Narragansett Bay and Long Island Sound for all years, excluding 1994, during which extremely large catches of Atlantic moonfish (Selene setapinnis) were found in Narragansett Bay (59% of total Atlantic moonfish catch, 80% of 1994 catch, 29% of overall Narragansett Bay fish catch).
The most frequently occurring species was Atlantic moonfish (66.

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