clupeoid

Related to clupeoid: Engraulidae

clupeoid

(ˈkluːpɪˌɔɪd)
adj
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Isospondyli (or Clupeiformes), a large order of soft-finned fishes, including the herrings, salmon, and tarpon
n
(Animals) any fish belonging to the order Isospondyli
[C19: from Latin clupea small fish + -oid]
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Clupeoid fishes of the world: an annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings.
A preliminar survey of the clupeoid fishes in Trinidad, West Indies, and their use in live bait fishing.
Temporal succession and spatial segregation of clupeoid larvae in the coastal waters off the Tanshui River Estuary, northern Taiwan.
The study area, that is the NE Baltic Sea, is also inhabited by very abundant two other clupeoid species: spring herring and sprat, which both can induce density-dependent effects (Casini et al.
The clupeoid fishes of genus Ilisha (Osteichthyes: Pristigasteridae) comprise 13 known species, which are distributed in the Indo-Pacific region, i.
Under expectations of neutrality theory (Kimura 1983), taxa that have maintained high population sizes over evolutionary timeframes should have high genetic diversity, and this expectation has been empirically confirmed in mtDNA surveys of other clupeoid filter-feeders (Kornfield and Bogdanowicz 1987; Bowen and Avise 1990; Magoulas et al.
Pelagic clupeoid and carangid resources for fishery development in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
For example, the daily egg production method has been used successfully to estimate the biomass of a number of clupeoid fishes as well as Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) (Alheit, 1993; Priede and Watson, 1993; Stratoudakis et al.
Such large changes in catch composition over the history of a fishery appear to be a characteristic of small pelagic clupeoid fisheries where declines in abundance of one species are offset by partial replacement by other species.
Although this method is difficult to apply with precision, the DEPM has been used most often in assessments of short-lived clupeoid species for which direct methods of estimating spawning biomass are preferred (Stratoudakis et al.
Mesoscale distribution of clupeoid larvae in an upwelling filament trapped by a quasi-permanent cyclonic eddy off Northwest Africa.