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n., pl. -eyes.
1. the circular spot, usu. black, at the center of a target.
2. a shot that hits this.
a. the center of a military target in a bombing raid.
b. a missile that strikes the center of a target.
c. an instance of aiming and firing a missile that results in its hitting the center of a target.
4. any statement or act that is precisely to the point or achieves a desired result directly.
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Review and stock assessment of black cardinalfish (Epigonus telescopus) on the east coast North Island, New Zealand.
These include alfonsino (Beryx splendens), black cardinalfish (Epigonus telescopus), orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus), southern boarfish (Pseudopentaceros richardsoni), macrourid rattails (primarily roundnose grenadier Coryphaenoides rupestris), oreos (several species of the family Oreosomatidae, including the smooth oreo Pseudocyttus maculatus and the black oreo Allocyttus niger), and toothfish (Patagonian toothfish Dissostichus eleginoides and Antarctic toothfish D.
Species Scientific name Main depth range (m) Alfonsino Beryx splendens 300-600 Cardinalfish Epigonus telescopus 500-800 Rubyfish Plagiogeneion rubiginosum 250-450 Blue ling Molva dypterygia 250-500 Black scabbardfish Aphanopus carbo 600-800 Sablefish Anoplopoma fimbria 500-1,000 Pink maomao Caprodon spp.