Atlantic croaker


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Atlantic croaker

n.
A small silvery food fish (Micropogonias undulatus) common in Atlantic waters south of Massachusetts.
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Atlan′tic croak′er


n.
a food fish, Micropogonias undulatus, inhabiting Atlantic coastal waters of the southern U.S.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.Atlantic croaker - a silvery-bodied croaker with dark markings and tiny barbelsAtlantic croaker - a silvery-bodied croaker with dark markings and tiny barbels
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
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The survey targets Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma), spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), summer flounder (P.
Thomas, Alterations in the GnRH-LH system in relation to gonadal stage and Aroclor 1254 exposure in Atlantic croaker", Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol.
Transient species are more widely distributed, using oyster reefs as well as other estuarine habitats, including Atlantic croaker {Micropogonias undulatus), silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), and spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) (Harding & Mann 2001, Lederhouse 2009).
The effect of loading on disturbance sounds of the Atlantic croaker Micropogonius undulatus: air vs.
The Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) looks for all the world like a small redfish with a lighter coloring.
For all areas and target species, 4 species comprised > 66% of total catch: grouped finfish species (26%), Atlantic croaker (16%), brown shrimp (13%), and white shrimp (11%).
Abstract.--Spatial and temporal variation in feeding of immature stages (10-130 mm standard length) of two sciaenids, spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) and Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), was investigated at Mad Island Marsh on the Texas Gulf coast from March 1998 through August 1999.
The chapter uses a model for Atlantic croaker (Microponias undulates) abundance as related to winter temperatures and overwinter mortality as a case study of potential effects of climate change.
A study conducted during the summers of 2006 and 2007 found that nearly a quarter of female Atlantic croaker fish caught in the Gulf's dead zone had developed deformed, testes-like organs instead of ovaries.
Maturity, spawning, and ovarian cycle of Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus, in the Chesapeake Bay and adjacent coastal waters.
Effects of estrogens and xenoestrogens on androgen production by Atlantic croaker testes in vitro: evidence for a nongenomic action mediated by an estrogen membrane receptor.
Cod, Atlantic Croaker, Atlantic Flounder Grouper, red Haddock Perch, ocean Plaice, European Pollack Snapper, red Sole, European Swordfish Tuna, unspecified

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