Brevoortia


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Noun1.Brevoortia - menhadenBrevoortia - menhaden        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Clupeidae, family Clupeidae - herrings; shad; sardines; etc.
Brevoortia tyrannis, menhaden - shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer
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Spawning frequency and batch fecundity of Brazilian menhaden, Brevoortia aurea, in the Rio de la Plata estuary off Argentina and Uruguay.
Alosa aestivalis 6 (Mitchill, 1814) Menhaden, Brevoortia gunteri 8 Hildebrand, 1948 Order: Cyprinodontiformes Family: Fundulidae Killifish.
Cinco especies resultaron registros nuevos para el sistema lagunar La Mancha: Brevoortia gunteri (2005), M.
Micropogonias furnieri (Desmarest, 1823) (54.6 [+ or -] 29.9 individuals x 1000 [m.sup.2]) and Brevoortia aurea (Agassiz, 1829) (46.8 [+ or -] 31.8 individuals x 1000 [m.sup.2]) presented the highest number of individuals, whereas B.
Menhaden (Family Clupeidae, Genus Brevoortia) are high fecundity, filter-feeding marine teleost fish that are considered to be one of the most economically and ecologically important species in North America [1].
Physical properties and oxidation rates of unrefined menhaden oil (Brevoortia patronus).
The most prevalent by-catch species were pogi (Brevoortia patronus), cutlass fish (Assurger anzac), white trout (Paralichtys albigutta), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), croaker (Micropognias undulates), spot (Cynoscion arenarius), and mantis shrimp (Leiostomus xanthurus).
Elopidae 180 XXVI(2) smithi Esox affinis* Esox niger Esocidae 198 XXVII(1) Esox ravenelii* Esox americanus Esocidae 201 XXVII(2) Trachinotus Trachinotus goodei Carangidae 192 XXVIII(1) glaucus* Huenudon ?Haemdon striatum Haemulidae 195 XXVIII(2) quadrilineatum* Not in text Alosa mediocris Clupeidae XXIX(1) Not in text AIosa sapidissima Clupeidae XXX(2) Not in text Brevoortia lyrannus Clupeidae XXX(1) Not in text Dorosoma cepedianum Clupeidae XXX(2) *Plate number in text does not agree with number on plate.
The Gulf of Mexico fishery for Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia patronus, dates back to the 1800's.
Laban, "Recruitment of larval Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) to North Carolina and New Jersey estuaries: evidence for larval transport northward along the east coast of the United States," Fishery Bulletin, vol.
The Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) was identified as the largest commercial harvest from the Gulf of Mexico and was selected as the principle organism to study [7].