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n. pl. cutlassfish or cut·lass·fish·es
Any of several marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus and other genera of the family Trichiuridae, having a long, ribbonlike body and sharp teeth.
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Noun1.cutlassfish - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teethcutlassfish - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
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29[degrees]C, respectively), and the singular eggs of Atlantic cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus) and red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) were each collected at the highest recorded temperature of 26.
TABLE I NAMES AND IDENTIFICATION OF FISH AND OTHER ANIMALS English Vernacular Identification Code * Atlantic cutlassfish Espada Trichiurus lepturus ESP Linnaeus, 1758 Atlantic tripletail Prejereba Lobotes surinamensis PRE (Bloch, 1790) Blue crab Siri Callinectes danae SIR Smith, 1869 Broadband anchovy Manjuba Anchoviella MAN lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911) Catfish Bagre Bagre bagre BAG (Linnaeus, 1766), Cathorops spixii (Agassiz, 1829), Genidens genidens (Valenciennes, 1839), Sciadeichthys luniscutis (Valenciennes, 1840) Croaker Corvina Micropogonias COR furnieri (Desmarest, 1823) Leathetjacket Salteira Oligoplites saliens SAL (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Menhaden Savelha Brevoortia pectinata SAV (Jenyns, 1842) Mojarra Vivoca Eugerres spp.
These include tuna (Thunnus), bonito (Sarda), Luvarus, mackerel (Scomber), the cutlassfish (Trichiurus), marlins or spearfish (Tetrapterus), and swordfish (Xiphias).
The Argentine anchoita (Engraulis anchoita), rough scad (Trachurus lathami), Atlantic cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus), and Brazilian sardinella (Sardinella brasiliensis) were the dominant species by biomass.
The cutlassfish is among the six species with the greatest volume of fishery landings in the world (Martins and Haimovici, 2000; FAO, 2005; Martins et al.
Atlantic cutlassfish Trichiurus lepturus Spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias Shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus Margate Haemulon album Grass porgy Calamus arctifrons Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda Swordfish Xiphias gladius Sailors choice Haemulon parra Honeycomb moray Gymnothorax saxicola Hammerhead (genus) shark Sphyrna sp.
We identified 92 prey taxa to the species level, 11 to genus level, and 10 to family level, of which the most important were Pacific cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus), Pacific sardine (Sardinops caeruleus), plainfin midshipman (Porichthys spp.