Ribbon fish

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(Zool.) Any elongated, compressed, ribbon-shaped marine fish of the family Trachypteridæ, especially the species of the genus Trachypterus, and the oarfish (Regelecus Banksii) of the North Atlantic, which is sometimes over twenty feet long
The hairtail, or bladefish
A small compressed marine fish of the genus Cepola, having a long, slender, tapering tail. The European species (Cepola rubescens) is light red throughout. Called also band fish.

See also: Ribbon, Ribbon, Ribbon

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The top five varieties of exports are sardines (142,000 tonnes), squid (14,000 tonnes), ribbon fish (10,000 tonnes), catfish (10,000 tonnes) and pelagic (10,000 tonnes).
Ribbon fish, croakers, sole and some other species are exported to Korea and China.
Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of the ribbon fish Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier 1829) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.
Scientists at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin, say the northern Arabian Sea is a key fisheries zone for India, having contributed over 850,000 tonnes a[euro]" mainly catfish, ribbon fish, Bombay duck, cuttlefish, squid, octopus and threadfin breams a[euro]" to India's marine catch during 2012.
In the 1950s and 60s he ran Blue Ribbon Fish Market on Millbury Street.
Golden Seafood International, Ranong, Thailand, will hold forth in Hall 7, Stand 1817, with a variety of shrimp and other seafood items, including specialties like fillets of ribbon fish, yellowtail fusilier, and yellow scad.
To mark the occasion, residents have been making traditional craft items such as ribbon fish, origami stars and paper lanterns.
It processes fish, mainly mackerel, ribbon fish, and squid, which it exports, mainly to Singapore, Thailand, China, Malaysia, and Spain.
The antioxidative activities of Sphyraena barracuda (seela) and Lepturacanthus savala (ribbon fish) have not been reported yet.
It is thought that the Ribbon Fish and Rays Bream continue heading south into the North Sea and the sudden change in temperature from warm to cold makes them lose all sense of direction and, the further south they reach, the more disoriented they become.
The silvery-skinned giant, also known as a Ribbon Fish, was previously found in Whitby, North Yorks in 1981, with another found in Cleveland in 2003.
The museum's loft, bigger than most, not only houses the fish, but also the famous 19th Century giant ribbon fish which was caught off Cullercoats.