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Noun1.Hexagrammidae - greenlings
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Scleroparei, Scleroparei - scorpionfishes; sculpins; gurnards; greenlings; flying gurnards
greenling - food fish of the northern Pacific
genus Hexagrammos, Hexagrammos - type genus of the Hexagrammidae
genus Oxylebius, Oxylebius - a genus of Hexagrammidae
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When compared to previous diet studies for Steller sea lions in Alaska, this population was shown to depend on hake as the primary prey rather than on the gadid and hexagrammid species identified in the northern populations studied.
Adoptive nest behavior is also thought to be a characteristic of another hexagrammid, lingcod (Ophiodon elongates) (Withler et al.
Atka mackerel (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) is a hexagrammid fish that inhabits the temperate and subarctic North Pacific Ocean and neighboring seas (Fig.
The cephalopod and hexagrammid prey categories were not considered in these analyses because of their low frequencies of occurrence.
The main hexagrammid species consumed was Atka mackerel (Merrick et al.