Gempylus


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Noun1.Gempylus - type genus of the Gempylidae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Gempylidae, Gempylidae - snake mackerels
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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).
Length-length and length-weight relationships of oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), and longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox) from the Gulf of Mexico and the western North Atlantic Ocean, Journal of Applied Ichthyology 30: 241-243, 2014.
The family Gempylidae comprises sixteen genera (Diplospinus, Epinnula, Gempylus, Lepidocybium, Nealotus, Neoepinnula, Nesiarchus, Paradiplospinus, Promethichthys, Rexea, Rexichthys, Ruvrttus, Thyrsites, Thyrsitoides, Thyrsitops and Tongaichthys) and 24 species (Nakamura and Parin, 1993; Roberts and Stewart, 1997; Nelson, 2006).
20 0.2 1.6 Gempylidae Gempylus serpens 9 <0.1 1.1 Gempylus nasiitus 1 <0.1 0.5 No identificados 2 <0.1 0.9 * Scombridae Auxis rochei 1 <0.1 0.4 * Thiinnus atlanticus 6 <0.1 1.3 * No identificados I <0.1 0.9 * Xiphiidae Istiophoms 14 0.1 LO * platypteriis Makaira nigricans 1 <0.1 0.4 * Xiphias gladius 2 <0.1 0.5 * No identificados 1 <0.1 0.6 Nomeidae Cubiceps 1 <0.1 0.5 pauciradiatus Cubiceps spp.
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.
Catch rates for apex predators such as blue shark (Prionace glauca), bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tunas, shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), and striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) declined by 3% to 9% per year and catch rates for four midtrophic species, mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), increased by 6% to 18% per year.
1 (31) Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilis 45 (16-29) 2 (18-19) 4 (16-20) Sphyraenidae Sphyraena barracuda Sphyraena borealis * 1 (31) Gempylidae Gempylus serpens Scombridae Auxis thazard * 2 (62-86) Katsuwonus pelamis Scomber colias Scomber scombrus Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterus * 4 (22-41) 4 (32-118) Makaira nigricans Nomeidae Psenes cyanophrys 5 (35-52) Balistidae Balistes capriscus 345 (10-74) 19 (12-113) 37 (11-63) Canthidermis maculata 17 (11-24) 2 (14-22) Canthidermis sufflamen 26 (11-18) 1 (45) Xanthichthys ringens 1 (21) 1 (65) Unidentified 2 (N/A) Monacanthidae Aluterus heudelotii 69 (25-70) 1 (50) 4 (31-44) Aluterus monoceros 34 (33-151) 6 (53-95) Aluterus schoepfii 21 (18-69) Aluterus scriptus 42 (20-113) 5 (36-122) Aluterus sp.