Urophycis


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Related to Urophycis: Urophycis chuss, Urophycis tenuis
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Noun1.Urophycis - hakesUrophycis - hakes          
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Gadidae, Gadidae - large family of important mostly marine food fishes
ling - American hakes
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atrum Dusky Lanternfish Paralepididae Arctozenus risso White Barracudina Paralepididae Unidentified paralepidid Paralichthyidae Paralichthys oblongus Fourspot Flounder Phycidae Phycis chesteri Longfin Hake Phycidae Urophycis chuss Red Hake Phycidae Urophycis tenuis White Hake Scorpaenidae Helicolenus dactylopterus Blackbelly Rosefish Serrivomeridae Serriuaaner beanii Stout Sawpalate Sternoptychidae Polyipnus clarus Slope Hatchetfish Stomiidae Chauliodus cf.
As members of distinct dietary guilds (Garrison and Link 2000), these species may serve as indicators of the importance of sand ridges to other guild members that were either not sampled effectively by the otter trawl (Pomatomus saltatrix, piscivore; Scophthalmus aquosos >100 mm, small crustacean predator) or were not present during the season sampled (Pseudopleuronectes americanus, benthic invertebrate predator; Urophycis regia, small crustacean predator).
Identification level Taxa Total (lowest) Family level Bongo ISIIS Bongo ISIIS Clupeidae 1 3 2 3 Breuoortia tyrannus 1 0 Gadidae 3 13 3 13 Merlucciidae 0 0 48 44 Merluccius bilinearis 48 44 Phycidae 0 83 48 104 Urophycis spp.
The elephant fish Callorynchus callorynchus and the Brazilian codling Urophycis brasiliensis also show values of C and N consistent with those expected from species that are preying on A.
Chemoreception in the food-searching and feeding behavior of the red hake, Urophycis chuss (Walbaum).
Argentine shorffin squid, Illex argentinus; Argentine hake, Merluccius hubbsi; silver John dory, Zenopsis conchifera; monkfish, Lophius gastrophysus; Brazilian codling, Urophycis mystacea; black grouper, Epinephelus nigritus; deep-sea shrimps, family Aristeidae; and other bony and cartilaginous fish.
Common Name Scientific Name Alewife Alosa pseudoharengus American plaice Hippoglossoides platessoides Atka mackerel Pleurogrammus monopterygius Atlantic cod Gadhus morhua Atlantic herring Clupea harengus Atlantic mackerel Scomber scombrus American shad Alosa sapidissima Capelin Mallotus villosus Eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus Flatfish Pleuronectidae/Bothidae Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Hake (red or white) Urophycis spp.