Otolithus regalis = Cynoscion regalis
(Bloch & Schneider): Weakfish; p.
A comparison of a validated otolith method to age weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
, with the traditional scale method.
The presence of these species on reef structures is thought to attract larger pelagic predatory species, such as striped bass Morone saxatilis, bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix, weakfish Cynoscion regalis
, southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma, sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus, and spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus.
7 Blue crab Callinectes sapidus Weakfish Cynoscion regalis
Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus 1,062.
of Linton, 1905 from Anguilla rostrata, Cynoscion regalis
, Hemitripterus americanus, Merluccinus bilinearis, Menidia notata, Menticirrhus saxatilis, Opsanus tau, Paralichthys dentatus, Merlinus carolinus, Sphyraena borealis and Synodus foetens; T.
The diet of Cynoscion regalis
was primarily fish, mysids, and decapod shrimp while that of Micropogonias undulatus was dominated by polychaete worms with mysids and other epibenthic fauna present in varying amounts.
Geographic and historic variations in growth of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
, in the Middle Atlantic Bight.
Stock identification of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
, in the Middle Atlantic Region.
rostrata (Tesch, 1977), are all capable of feeding efficiently in darkness, while the ability of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
(Grecay and Targett, 1996), perch Perca fluviatilis (Diehl, 1988), and lined seahorse, Hippocampus erectus (James and Heck, 1994) are all compromised in low-light conditions.