Lachnolaimus maximus

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Noun1.Lachnolaimus maximus - large wrasse of western AtlanticLachnolaimus maximus - large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
wrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
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Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum, 1792) is a labrid fish species distributed from the mid-Atlantic seaboard of the United States (North Carolina) to the North coast of South America (Venezuela and Guyana), including the Bermudas, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea (Carpenter, 2002).
Caracteristicas biologicas del pez perro, Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum), en el Golfo de Batabano, Cuba.
The hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) is a species of wrasse native to the western Atlantic from Nova Scotia to the northern coasts of South America, and appears most abundant in the Gulf of Mexico, particularly off west-central Florida.
Abstract--Hogfish (Labridae: Lachnolaimus maximus) is distributed across several biogeographic regions, but its stock structure has been poorly documented, confounding stock assessment and management of this reef fishery species.
One such example is the hogfish (Labridae: Lachnolaimus maximus), a long-lived reef fish that occurs in temperate to tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean (from Brazil to Bermuda) and throughout the Gulf of Mexico (Claro et al., 1989; McBride and Richardson, 2007; McBride et al., 2008).
Unidentified wrasse 124 Lachnolaimus maximus Hogfish Scaridae, Parrotfishes 125 Scarus guacamaia Rainbow parrotfish 126 N.A.
Excluding the miscellaneous category, the favorite fishing targets by party type or composition were: dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus, for skilled recreational, food, family, and novice anglers; unidentified snappers, Lutjanus spp., for fishermen classified as "other"; hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus, for.
Three species of hogfish occur in the Gulf of Mexico: The commonly named hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) and the smaller Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus) and spotfin hagfish (Bodianus pulchellus).
Lachnolaimus maximus is a striking fish, with females mostly a soft pink hue with orange accents on their fins and face and a dark vertical band across their tales.
Abstract--Distribution and demographics of the hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) were investigated by using a combined approach of in situ observations and life history analyses.
The hogfish (Labridae: Lachnolaimus maximus), which occurs from temperate to tropical waters of the western North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Sea, was chosen for this study for several reasons.
paru (Pomacanthidae), Sphyraena barracuda (Sphyraenidae), Clepticus parrai, Lachnolaimus maximus (Labridae), Scarus taeniopterus, Sparisoma rubripinne, S.