queenfish


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queenfish

(ˈkwiːnˌfɪʃ)
n
a marine fish, Seriphus politus, found off the coast of California
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Noun1.queenfish - silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal watersqueenfish - silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
genus Seriphus, Seriphus - a genus of Sciaenidae
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The three orcas were feeding on a school of queenfish.
Polowczyk's afloat assignments include USS Queenfish (SSN 651); USS Peterson (DD 969); and USS Bataan (LHD 5).
Reproductive characteristics of doublespotted Queenfish, Scomberoides lysan (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Carangidae), from Sri Lankan waters: implications for fisheries management.
Torpedo trevally, Megalaspis cordyla and needle scaled queenfish, Scomberoides tol are important fishery resource in the northern Arabian Sea coast of Pakistan.
In contrast, the recreational fishery for largemouth queenfish (Scomberoides commersonnianus) in Australian waters had a relatively high selectivity for immature fish; therefore, increasing minimum size limits to reflect L50 had a drastic improvement on the status of that stock (Griffiths et al.
In 1970, the Queenfish retraced this journey, measuring 7.
On the other hand, sardines are exposed to the press of diverse predators represented by large pelagic species, such as the longtail tuna, Thunnus tonggol; sawtooth barracuda, Sphyraena putnamae; kingfish, Scomberomonis commerson; queenfish, Scomberoides commersonnianus; Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus; and some other species.
UNKNOWN WATERS: A FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORIC UNDER-ICE SURVEY OF THE SIBERIAN CONTINENTAL SHELF BY USS QUEENFISH (SSN651).
Fish that are commonly caught by women at Warraber include Blue Tuskfish (bila), garfish (mathakoi; zaber), Black-Spot Seaperch (tanik), Honeycomb Cod (takam), Smudgefoot Spinefoot (kurbim), Blackspot Tuskfish (wanakuboi), Golden Trevally (waitpis), Bream (snapa), Giant Trevally (gaigai bulzi), Queenfish (kabar), Coral Trout (withi) and Stripey Seaperch (tanab).
Reference is made to the nuclear threat in the film, when the small band of villagers, attempting to cross the Auckland Harbour in a dinghy, are almost overturned by what they perceive as a sea monster, whom they name a Queenfish (an obvious reference to the American nuclear submarine of that name).
Lippert's sea duty tours include supply officer, USS Queenfish (SSN 651); assistant supply officer, USS Simon Lake (AS 33); and supply officer, USS Canopus (AS 34).