Hemitripterus americanus

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Noun1.Hemitripterus americanus - large sculpin of western AtlanticHemitripterus americanus - large sculpin of western Atlantic; inflates itself when caught
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
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Larger individuals of horseshoe crab (Limulus Polyphemus), and spiny dogfish were caught in the NY and NJ WEAs, and larger individuals of longhorn sculpin, ocean pout, sea raven (Hemitripterus americanus), and yellowtail flounder were caught in the RIMA-MA WEA (Fig.
Notes on the early development of the Sea Raven, Hemitripterus americanus. Fishery Bulletin 74:467-470.
New York Bight Atlantic cod, gray trigger fish, scup, black sea bass, tautog, ocean pout, red hake, conger eel, cunner, sea raven, Hemitripterus americanus; and rock gunnel have been reported on reefs in this area (Westman, 1958; Briggs, 1975; Steimle and Ogren, 1982; Woodhead et al., 1985; Figley and Dixon, 1994).