Ruvettus pretiosus

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Noun1.Ruvettus pretiosus - very large deep-water snake mackerelRuvettus pretiosus - very large deep-water snake mackerel
gempylid - snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide
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Environmental effects on blue shark (Prionace glauca) and oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) distribution based on fishery-dependent data from the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Diet of the oil fish Ruvettus pretiosus (Perciformes: Gempylidae) in the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, Brazil.
Landings of pelagic sharks and other species such as wahoo, Acanthacybium solanderi; oilfish, Ruvettus pretiosus; and blackfin tuna, Thunnus atlanticus, were also reported in relatively large numbers.
3 2.4 100.0 Ruvettus pretiosus 6 4.9 50.0 Regalecidae 1 -- -- Acanthocybium solandri 7 2.4 50.0 Total other bony fishes 412 -- -- Sharks Prionace glauca 767 91.5 4.2 Alopias superciliosus 10 8.5 100.0 Manta sp.
Escolar is sometimes locally called oilfish or walu, but oilfish is actually the common name for Ruvettus pretiosus which represents a relatively rare species in the catch of the longline fishery.
-- Long-finned bream Taractichthys longipinnis -- Mahi mahi Coryphaena hippurus 17,463 Oilfish Ruvettus pretiosus 555 Opah Lampris guttatus 68 Pomfrets Family Bramidae -- Ray's bream Brama brama -- Ribbonfishes Family Trachipteridae -- Rudderfish Centrolophus niger -- Sickle pomfret Taractichthys steindachneri -- Slender barracuda Sphyraena jello -- Snake mackerel Gempylus serpens 1971 Snake mackerels Family Gempylidae -- Southern Ray's bream Brama spp.