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boar·fish

 (bôr′fĭsh)
n. pl. boarfish or boar·fish·es
1. Any of several marine fishes of the family Caproidae of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, having a flattened reddish body and a projecting snout.
2. Any of several marine fishes of the family Pentacerotidae of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, having a flattened body and a projecting snout.

boarfish

(ˈbɔːˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) any of various spiny-finned marine teleost fishes of the genera Capros, Antigonia, etc, related to the dories, having a deep compressed body, a long snout, and large eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boarfish - fish with large eyes and long snoutsboarfish - fish with large eyes and long snouts
Antigonia, genus Antigonia - a genus of fish in the family Caproidae
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
2.boarfish - fish with a projecting snoutboarfish - fish with a projecting snout  
Capros, genus Capros - a genus of fish in the family Caproidae
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
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Sexual dimorphism in size, age, maturation, and growth characteristics of boarfish (Capros aper) in the Northeast Atlantic.
the yellowfin bass (Anthias nicholsi), the red barbier (Baldwinella vivanus), the black sea bass (Centropristis striata), unidentified anthiine serranids, and the deepbody boarfish (Antigonia capros).
The present study investigated the age growth reproduction of boarfish (Capros aper L.
Taking into account improvements in several stocks, the Commission has proposed raising certain TACs for the 2014 fishing season, including boarfish (+55% compared to the 2013 TAC), herring (+5%, Irish Sea and +30%, Southern Ireland, large and small sole and the West of Ireland) megrim (+86% in Iberian waters and the Central and Eastern Atlantic), hake (+15 % and 49% according to the zone) and mackerel in Portuguese waters (+17%).
Predation of Australostichopus mollis in the wild has been poorly documented, with only a small number of predation events being reported by the asteroid Luidia varia (Sewell 1990), and by the giant boarfish Paristiopterus labiosus (Russell 1983).
Also, taking into account improvements in certain stocks, some TACs could be raised next year, including boarfish (+55% compared with the 2013 TAC), herring (+5%, Irish Sea, and +30% South Ireland and West Ireland) megrim (+86%, Iberian Sea, Central and Eastern Atlantic), hake (+15% and 49% according to the zone) and mackerel in Portuguese waters (+17%).
He served in the Pacific theater from 1943 - 1945 as an electrician's mate aboard the submarine Boarfish.
These include alfonsino (Beryx splendens), black cardinalfish (Epigonus telescopus), orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus), southern boarfish (Pseudopentaceros richardsoni), macrourid rattails (primarily roundnose grenadier Coryphaenoides rupestris), oreos (several species of the family Oreosomatidae, including the smooth oreo Pseudocyttus maculatus and the black oreo Allocyttus niger), and toothfish (Patagonian toothfish Dissostichus eleginoides and Antarctic toothfish D.
He was senior scientist on board the Boarfish during the first successful operation under the ice of the Chukchi Sea in 1947.
Like the Carrum reef, these latter reefs supported good populations of Australian snapper (Sparidae), and also ling (Ophidiidae), boarfish (Pentacerotidae), red mullet (Mullidae), beardie and bearded rock cod (Moridae), leatherjacket (Monacanthidae), long-finned sea pike (Dinolestidae) and garfish Hemirhamphidae), as well as a number of smaller nonangling species.
During the vote, Rodust proposed in an oral amendment to remove boarfish from this list.