mummichog


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mum·mi·chog

 (mŭm′ĭ-chŏg′)
n.
A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) of coastal Atlantic waters from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida, valued especially as bait.

[Narragansett moamitteaūg.]

mummichog

(ˈmʌmɪˌtʃɒɡ)
n
(Zoology) a small marine killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, with silver and black vertical bars on its body, found in estuaries and other sheltered parts of the Atlantic coastline of North America
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Noun1.mummichog - silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United Statesmummichog - silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States
killifish - small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control
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In two of the creeks, we measured growth of mummichog young-of-the-year, the life stage in which the most dramatic growth occurs.
Food limitation of a Delaware salt marsh population of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus (L.
Evidence for depression of cytochrome P4501A in a population of chemically resistant mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus).
A microscale test to measure petroleum oil toxicity to mummichog embryos.
mummichog, six percent, striped searobin and bay anchovy, each four percent, with white perch, tomcod, winter flounder, American eel, and blackfish making up the remaining five percent.
This study examined the functional relationship between eelgrass shoot density and the feeding efficiency of the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus), a benthivorous fish.
1998) found concentrations of PCBs in mummichog livers of 35 pg total PCBs/g dry weight associated with increased mortality, reduced survival of progeny, and greater spinal abnormalities.
Our hypotheses were (a) access to the marsh surface during marsh flooding enhances mummichog growth, and (b) the growth stimulus is greater in the more-frequently-flooded low marsh.
Bain from the University of Texas at El Paso are studying winter flounder (Pseuopleuronectes americanus) and mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus), respectively, to discover genes regulated by chromium exposure.