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n.1.(Zool.) A woodcock.
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A few other native estuarine species potentially present but not detected during this survey are diamond turbot (Pleuronichthyes guttulatus), shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador), arrow goby (Clevelandia ios), longjaw mudsucker (Gillichthys miribalis), and California halibut (Paralichthys californicus).
Tigers weren't the only fish biting the trawlers' lures and an exceptional Purple Mudsucker weighing 3.02kg was landed by Paige Oxden-Willows on a Halco lure trawling near "Black Rock", a possible Junior National Record fish.
Both the longjaw mudsucker (Gillichthys mirabilis) and western mosquitofish were introduced into the Salton Sea ca.
By comparison, the most abundant forage item in the longjaw mudsucker was fishes, comprising >47% of gastrointestinal contents, whereas the most abundant forage item in the western mosquitofish was insects, comprising >46% of gastrointestinal contents.
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Sprigg is a longtime home beer maker, and Brinson has owned several businesses, including Rufus Mudsucker's (now Indigo) and Jeremiah's in Sikeston.
Three other species were over 1%, namely black bullhead, Ameiurus melas (1096; 2.0%), deepbody anchovy, Anchoa compressa (922; 1.7%) and green sunfish, Lepomis cyanellus (796; 1.5%) and the remaining species under 1% each; striped mullet, Mugil cephalus (264), slough anchovy, Anchoa delicatissima (261), grunion, Leuresthes tenuis (246), staghorn sculpin, Leptocottus armatus (140), largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (122), topsmelt, Atherinops affinis (62), California killifish, Fundulus parvipinnis (51), arrow goby, Clevelandia ios (14), reef surfperch, Micrometrus aurora (8), yellowfin goby, Acanthogobius flavimanus (6), longjaw mudsucker, Gillichthys mirabilis (2), and bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus (1).
Cluster analysis on the number and presence/absence of the 12 most common species (excluding longjaw mudsucker, bluegill, reef surfperch, arrow goby, and yellowfin goby) resulted in two groups (Fig.
Statistical Analyses--Chi-square analysis of counts of the eight most abundant species-leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata), northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), topsmelt (Atherinops affinis), rainwater killifish (Lucania parva), Pacific staghorn sculpin (Leptocottus armatus), striped bass (Morone saxatilis), yellowfin goby (Acanthogobius flavimanus), and longjaw mudsucker (Gillichthys mirabilis)--plus a general category consisting of all other species combined, was used to determine if proportions of species differed among catches by gill nets and minnow traps.
It is syntopic with longjaw mudsucker, threespine stickleback and mosquitofish.
You know soon he will turn to you and you will peel off your shirt, and give the scarred lines he wrote on your back a little late sun before taking this dirty lake's baptism and dive down to the bottom filled with mudsuckers and weeds and the clams you find handfuls of sifting blindly through the muddy silt, and when you rise through that bloody water, you will redeem the night with your poor bait.
California killifish and longjaw mudsuckers are most abundant in the shallow tidal channels of the marsh islands.