lizardfish


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liz·ard·fish

 (lĭz′ərd-fĭsh′)
n. pl. lizardfish or liz·ard·fish·es
Any of various bottom-dwelling, large-mouthed fishes of the family Synodontidae of warm seas, having a lizardlike head.
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Noun1.lizardfish - tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads; found worldwide
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
family Synodontidae, Synodontidae - soft-finned bottom-dwelling fishes
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Bombil fish is silver-white, slimy lizardfish found in abundance between Mumbai and the Kutch area, in the Arabian Sea.
Already, the barren area around the artificial reef has become home to 32 species of fish including damselfish, butterfly fish, lizardfish, thread fin beams, rabbitfish, cardinal fish and lion fish.
This study was conducted on the microbial flora isolated from gills and intestine tissues of commercially important finfish species: saddled seabream (Oblada melanura), gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata), Bogue (Boops boops), horse mackerel (Trachurus mediterraneus), red mullet (Mullus barbatus), brushtooth lizardfish (Saurida undosquamis), grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), threadfin bream, (Nemipterus randalli), which were caught from the Iskenderun Bay at 6 different locations (local fishermen's fish market) were evaluated.
Maximum sustainable yield of Greater lizardfish Saurida tumbil fishery in Pakistan using the CEDA and ASPIC packages.
Kalhoro MA, Liu Q, Waryani B, Panhwar SK, Memon KH (2014) Growth and mortality of brushtooth lizardfish Saurida undosquamis from Pakistani waters.
Maturity and spawning of painted lizardfish, Trachinocephalus myops (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) in the southeastern China Sea.
Extraction and physicochemical characterization of greater lizardfish (Saurida tumbil) skin and bone gelatin.
53], the yolk deposition stages in this study had the criteria of both the lipid droplet stage and the cortical alveoli (yolk vesicle) stage where, unstained empty vacuoles appeared in the cytoplasm as lipid vesicles and bright pink structures as protein yolk granules This paper showed the most famous forms of atresia which mentioned in the lizardfish, Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Mediterranean Sea at Alexandria area by Abu El-Nasr, T.
From pufferfish, triggerfish, and lizardfish to sea horses and sargasso weed, dolphin seem to gobble up whatever is in their path.