hogchoker


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Related to hogchoker: Trinectes maculatus
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Noun1.Hogchoker - useless as foodhogchoker - useless as food; in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and Panama
sole - right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European
genus Trinectes, Trinectes - a genus of Soleidae
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Similarity percentage analysis revealed that the modest differences in fish community structure over clam nets and uncultivated sites were driven by slightly greater abundances of silver perch, American eel, hogchoker, menhaden, and summer flounder over uncultivated areas relative to clam nets.
First records of sinistrality in the hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus (Bloch and Schneider) and partial albinism within a reversed American Heterostomate.
Certain species, such as the hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus) and southern flounder, are also common in fresh water (Dahlberg, 1972).
Sample collection began in February of 2005, and fish collected included: gulf menhaden (Brevortia patronus), hardhead catfish (Arius felis), hogchoker (Trinectes maculates), spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), and the least puffer (Sphoeroides parvus).
Of the remaining 10 river species, the alewife, white perch, striped bass, mummichog, inland silverside, fourspine stickleback, and hogchoker (respectively, Figures 16, 70, 71, 64, 62, 66, and 91) occur in the downstream portions of rivers in much of the salty tidal water and upstream to freshwater, and all probably do so seasonally.