cunner


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cun·ner

 (kŭn′ər)
n.
A small brownish wrasse (Tautogolabrus adspersus) of northern North American Atlantic waters.

[Perhaps alteration of conner, one who cons (guides a ship); see con3.]

cunner

(ˈkʌnə)
n
1. (Fishing) a fish (Crenilabrus melops) of the wrasse family found in British coastal areas. Also called: gilt-head
2. (Fishing) a salt-water fish (Tautogolabrus adspersus) found in western Atlantic areas. Also called: bergali or conner

cun•ner

(ˈkʌn ər)

n.
a small Atlantic wrasse, Tautogolabrus adspersus.
[1595–1605; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cunner - common in north Atlantic coastal waters of the United Statescunner - common in north Atlantic coastal waters of the United States
wrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
genus Tautogolabrus, Tautogolabrus - a genus of Labridae
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Paradoxical effects of cadmium on antibacterial antibody responses in two fish species: inhibition in cunners (Tautogolabrus adspersus) and enhancement in striped bass (Morone saxatilis).
Southern New England (Long Island Sound-Cape Cod) Cunner, toadfish, striped bass, scup, tautog, black sea bass, rock gunnel, conger eel, American eel, ocean pout, red hake, white hake, cod, juvenile pollack, and various nonfishery species have been reported on mostly rocky estuarine reefs in this area (Nichols and Breder, 1927; Able et al.
Chesapeake Bight Black sea bass, pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides; scup, cunner, red hake, gray triggerfish, black grouper, Mycteroperca bonaci; smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis; summer flounder, scads, Decapterus sp.
In this article, we report on the correlation between measures of reproductive output in laboratory studies with adult cunner (Tautogolabrus adspersus) and the widely used indicator of estrogen exposure, male plasma vitellogenin expression.
In this article, we report on the correlation between measures of reproductive output in laboratory-exposed adult cunner of both sexes and male plasma vitellogenin expression.
Seasonal dispersal and habitat selection of cunner, Tautogolabrus adspersus, and young tautog, Tautoga onitis, in Fire Island Inlet, Long Island, New York.
Home ranges of female cunner, Tautogalabrus adspersus (Labridae), as determined by ultrasonic telemetry.
In addition, several species that were present in 1997, including American eel (Anguilla rostrata), capelin (Mallotus villosus), fourbeard rockling (Enchelyopus cimbrius), Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod), cunner (Tautogolabrus adspersus), Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus), alligatorfish (Aspidophoroides monopterygius), windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus), and American plaice (Hippoglossoides plattessoides), did not occur in the 1998 collections.
Preliminary field validation of daily growth increments in lapillar otoliths of juvenile cunner.
Paradoxical effect of cadmium exposure on antibody responses in two fish species: inhibition in cunners (Tautoglabrus adspersus) and enhancement in striped bass (Morone saxatilis).
Predation upon postlarval lobsters Homarus americanus by cunners Tautogolabrus adspersus and mud crabs Neopanope sayi on three different substrates: eelgrass, mud and rocks.