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Related to Tautoga: tautog, Tautoga onitis
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Noun1.Tautoga - tautogsTautoga - tautogs        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
blackfish, tautog, Tautoga onitis - large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America
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Life history of the tautog, Tautoga onitis (Linaeus), from Rhode Island.
These positions and movements are similar to those of the sua, which is the first sub-category of traditional Rotuman dancing known as the tautoga.
Tautog or Blackfish Tautoga onitus--Tautog or blackfish are dark-colored, stout-bodied fish with thick rubbery lips and a long continuous dorsal fin.
This is less obviously the case in Pouliuli, in which the rituals that are observed do retain some of their meaning, particularly the tautoga, a ceremony of oath-taking with the purpose of evoking confessions.
Identification and seasonal size changes of eggs of the labrid fishes, Tautogolabrus adspersus and Tautoga onitis, of Long Island Sound.
Increasingly complex substrates appeared to support higher abundance of lobster predators (Centopristis striata, Tautoga onitis, Tautogolabrus adsperus) compared with habitats dominated by sand (pets.
maenas; starfish (Rivara (3)); northern puffers, Sphoeroides maculates (Rivara (3)); tautog, Tautoga onitis; eider ducks, Somateria mollissima (Whittaker (4)); and scup, Stenotomus chrysops (Whittaker (4)) and, along shallow shores, gulls (Family Laridae) (Fig.
1992 (Pacific chub mackerel, Scombridae) Solea solea (sole, Witthames3 Soleidae) Sprattus sprattus Kraus and Koster, 2004 balticus (Baltic sprat, Clupeidae) Tautoga onitis LaPlante and Schultz, 2007 (tautog, Labridae) Thunnus albacores McPherson, 1991 (yellowfin tuna, Scombridae) Decreases Clupea bentincki Cubillos et al.
The expansion of this habitat type in the Bight by man's addition of solid material has probably had an effect on LMR distributions and fisheries (such as American lobster, Homarus americanus; cod, Gadus morhua; red hake, Urophycis chuss; ocean pout, Macrozoarces americanus; scup, Stenotomus chrysops; black sea bass, Centropristis striata; and tautog, Tautoga onitis) and possible effect on other resources, but these effects are not well known nor well understood.