Alepisaurus


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Noun1.Alepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishesAlepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
lancet fish, lancetfish, wolffish - large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
handsaw fish - a soft-finned fish of the genus Alepisaurus
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This fishery also catches but discards several noncommercial species, such as the longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox) and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens).
It is typically present in small numbers in the stomach contents of sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus [31-34], blue sharks, Prionaceglauca [35-38], occasionally some tunas [39, 40], and lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox [40, 41].
Ingestion of plastic marine debris by longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox).
Alepisaurus ferox is distributed from the southern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to Chile and to Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk, as well as the Atlantic Ocean.
Taxonomic status of Pelichnibothrium speciosum Monticelli 1889 (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) a mysterious parasite of Alepisaurus ferox Lowe (Teleostei: Alepisauridae) and Prionace glauca (L.Euselachii: Carcharinidae).
Randall & Dooley (1974) indicated this species was known only on the basis of the holotype from Mauritius and an additional specimen from Madras, India, lodged at the Australian Museum, although they provisionally identified South Pacific postlarval Hoplolatilus from Alepisaurus and Thunnus stomachs as H.
Occurrence of Phronima sedentaria (Forskal, 1775) (Amphipoda: Hyperiidea) in the stomach of the longnose lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox (Lowe, 1833) (Aulepiformes, Alepisauroidei) in the north and tropical Atlantic Ocean.
The most commonly discarded bony fishes were the longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox) and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), accounting for 28.6% and 26.7% of discards, respectively.
and Alepisaurus sp.), an amberjack (Seriola sp.), and the skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis).
In descending order of their proportion in the catch they were bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox), blue shark (Prionace glauca), mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), albacore (Thunnus alalunga), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), ono (Acanthocybium solandri), and shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris).
Most (97%) of the fish caught on longlines belonged to 10 different species of large oceanic predatory fishes, including longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox), four scombrids (wahoo [Acanthocybium solandri], albacore [Thunnus alalunga], yellowfin tuna [T albacares], and bigeye tuna [T.