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red drum

n.
A large food and game fish (Sciaenops ocellatus) of Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico, having a reddish-bronze body with a black spot at the base of the tail. Also called channel bass.

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n.
a large edible drum, Sciaenops ocellatus, living in waters off the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
[1700–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red drum - large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexicored drum - large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
genus Sciaenops, Sciaenops - a genus of Sciaenidae
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1997) or in Sciaenops ocellatus (Smith & Fuiman, 2003) and this situation is consistent with the report of Kestemont et al.
5% Ahnfeltiopsis flabelliformis, Chondaria crassicaulis, Chondrus ocellatus, Corallina pilulifera, Grateloupia elliptica, Hypnea charoides, Lomentaria catenata, Meristotheca papulosa, Prionitis cornea, and Symphyocladia latiuscula methanol extracts were [greater than or equal to]52.
Effects of organic acids on growth performance and digestive enzyme activities of juvenile red drum Sciaenops ocellatus.
More recently, it was shown that dietary additions of calcium lactate, potassium diformate, or citric acid improved the growth of red drum Sciaenops ocellatus, which was suggested to be due, in part, by enhanced digestive enzyme activity (Castillo et al.
2005: Factors affecting seasonal mortality of rosy bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus) embryos on the gills of their host mussel.
Ademas se registran para Coahuila, Anthonomus tenuis Fall 1913; Veracruz, Anthonomus fischeri Blackwelder 1947, Anthonomus schwarzi Clark & Burke 1985, Atractomerus recessus Clark 1989; Jalisco, Anthonomus maltanza Clark 1988, Pantomorus picturatus Sharp 1891; Guerrero, Embates ocellatus (Champion 1907), Optatus palmaris (Pascoe 1889), Rhodobaenus mundus (Champion 1910) y para Michoacan, Sibinia dissipata Champion 1910.
Crawford (Heterothripidae); Chilothrips pini Hood, F bispinosa, Frankliniella tritici (Fitch), Neohydatothrips variabilis (Beach), Selenothrips rubrocinctus (Giard) (Thripidae); and Hoplandrothrips pergandei Hinds, Liothrips ocellatus Hood, Karnyothrips harti (Hood), and Karnyothrips melaleucus (Bagnall) (Phlaeothripidae).
Snakebite in northern Cameroon: 134 victims of bites by the saw-scaled or carpet viper, Echis ocellatus.
trimaculatus (Riippell, 1829) (Pomacentridae), Neoniphon sammara (Forsskaal,1775) (Holocentridae), and other individuals of Dascyllus aruanus from Moorea (French Polynesia); Symphodus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Labridae) and Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Labridae) from Calvi (Corsica).
Dietary choline requirement of juvenile red drum Sciaenops ocellatus.