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ling·cod

 (lĭng′kŏd′)
n. pl. lingcod or ling·cods
A large, northern Pacific food fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the family Hexagrammidae, having an elongated greenish-gray body.

lingcod

(ˈlɪŋˌkɒd)
n, pl -cod or -cods
(Animals) any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Ophiodontidae, esp Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific Ocean

ling•cod

(ˈlɪŋˌkɒd)

n., pl. -cods, (esp. collectively) -cod.
a large-mouthed game fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific, related to the greenling.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United Stateslingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States
Ophiodon elongatus, lingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlings
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.lingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlingslingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlings
genus Ophiodon, Ophiodon - a genus of Ophiodontidae
scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates
lingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States
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Lingcods OELO 3787 and OELO 3777 homed from Anacapa Island to Platform Gail, moved to Platform Grace and subsequently returned to Platform Gail, each moving a minimum of 27 km.
In this study, we acoustically tagged 79 rockfishes and lingcod from three oil platforms in the east Santa Barbara Channel and translocated them to a natural reef inside a state marine reserve at Anacapa Island to determine whether individuals would home back to their platforms of capture, or take up residency at their new location.
and lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) that have a high affinity for complex substrata, also have small home ranges and exhibit high site fidelity (Matthews 1990ab, Starr et al.
Despite a high degree of site fidelity, tagging studies have also demonstrated that rockfishes and lingcod are capable of moving significant distances over natural reefs and along coastlines.
Rockfishes and lingcod were tagged and translocated from Platforms Gail (lingcod only), Gilda and Grace to the northeast side of Anacapa Island inside the state marine reserve (Fig.
2009) tagged rockfishes and lingcod and released them onsite; the study served as a control and was used for comparison of emigration rates from the translocation site (Anacapa Island).
Thus, the probabilities of movement (we termed these probability matrix loops to reflect movement amongst monitored sites) were calculated out to 200 d for vermilion rockfish and lingcod.
auriculatus) homed back to Platform Gilda, statistical analyses focused on the vermilion rockfish and lingcod.
Lingcod traveled a minimum distance of 11 km back to Platform Gail, vermilion rockfish moved 18 km to Grace, and one brown rockfish moved 17 km to Gilda.
Lingcod spent significantly less time at Anacapa Island before homing than did vermilion rockfish (W = 55.