cusk-eel


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cusk-eel

(kŭsk′ēl′)
n.
Any of several bottom-dwelling, chiefly marine fishes of the family Ophidiidae, having an elongated body with long dorsal and anal fins that are continuous with the pointed tail fin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cusk-eel - elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Ophidiidae, Ophidiidae - eellike marine fishes
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The red cusk-eel Genypterus chilensis (Guichenot, 1848) is a marine fish from the Ophidiidae family, and its common name comes from its reddish colored belly, throat, and lips.
Silk snapper Lutjanus vivanus Longtail bass Hemanthias leptus Dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus Bigeye sixgill shark Hexanchus nakamurai Atlantic croaker Micropogonias undulatus Smooth puffer Lagocephalus laevigatus Largescale lizardfish Saurida brasiliensis Atlantic spadefish Chaetodipterus faber Hardhead catfish Arius felis Grunt (family) Haemulidae Goldface tilefish Caulolatilus chrysops Southern stingray Dasyatis americana Cusk-eel (family) Ophidiidae Barracuda (genus) Sphyraena sp.
A sample, consisting of various rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) and a large Spotted Cusk-eel (Chilara taylori), was collected from the fishing vessel Stephanie D.
The Commission is also proposing quotas for 15,000 tonnes of hake (and pink cusk-eel) duty free; and 20,000 tonnes of herring (duty free) both for processing.
'Slope species' comprised the main fishing targets (hake, codling, monkfish) together with the silver John dory (Zenopsis conchifer), pink cusk-eel (Genypterus brasiliensis), tilefish (Lopholatylus villarii), argentine shortfin squid (Illex argentius) and beardfish (Polymixia lowei) (Table 1).
Furthermore, increased sampling effort from deep-water surveys, shrimp surveys, and the commercial fishery revealed 5 additional cusk-eel species and 1 brotula offshore of British Columbia.
Castaneta, codling and pink cusk-eel were the most frequent resources in the shelf break (Table 5).
An age-structured per recruit model was implemented, using life history and fishing selectivity parameters reported in DER (2012) (Table 1) to estimate [B.sub.msy]/[B.sub.0],[F.sub.msy]/M and [SPR.sub.msy] in the following demersal stocks managed by TAC in Chile: 1) Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides); 2) yellow-nose skate (Zearaja chilensis); 3) alfonsino (Beryx splendens); 4) orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus); 5) cardinalfish (Epigonus crassicaudus); 6) Chilean hake (Merluccius gayi gayi); 7) southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis); 8) pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes), northern stock; 9) pink cusk-eel, southern stock; 10) southern hake (Merluccius australis), and 11) Patagonian grenadier (Macruronus magellanicus).
albus seeds with macroalgae, the Chilean blue crab Homalaspis plana, and fishes such as red cusk-eel (Genypterus chilensis), Chilean flounder (Paralichthys adspersus) and Paralabrax humeralis.
Age and growth in pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes) off the Chilean austral zone: evaluating differences between management fishing zones.