Tautoga onitis

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Noun1.Tautoga onitis - large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North AmericaTautoga onitis - large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America
wrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
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Life history of the tautog, Tautoga onitis (Linaeus), from Rhode Island.
Identification and seasonal size changes of eggs of the labrid fishes, Tautogolabrus adspersus and Tautoga onitis, of Long Island Sound.
Increasingly complex substrates appeared to support higher abundance of lobster predators (Centopristis striata, Tautoga onitis, Tautogolabrus adsperus) compared with habitats dominated by sand (pets.
2 Tautoga onitis 4 Baldwinella vivanus 2083 Anthiinae (unidentified) 23803 Anthias nicholsi 5705 Conger oceanicus 320 Tautogolabrus adspersus 392 Physiculus fulvus 51 Urophycis sp.
1992 (Pacific chub mackerel, Scombridae) Solea solea (sole, Witthames3 Soleidae) Sprattus sprattus Kraus and Koster, 2004 balticus (Baltic sprat, Clupeidae) Tautoga onitis LaPlante and Schultz, 2007 (tautog, Labridae) Thunnus albacores McPherson, 1991 (yellowfin tuna, Scombridae) Decreases Clupea bentincki Cubillos et al.
Tautog All post-larval stages are Tautoga onitis associated with marine- polyhaline reef habitats.