fish species


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Noun1.fish species - a species of fish
Australian bonytongue, northern barramundi, Scleropages jardinii - a species of large fish found in Australian rivers
Asian seabass, barramundi, giant perch, giant seaperch, Lates calcarifer, white seabass - a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
species - (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
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It also protects the business of raising tilapia and bangus in the country's largest aquaculture hub because some fish species cannot tolerate salty water.
As SIOFA continues to develop related conservation management measures for fish species, the organization does not rule out including oilfish caught by Taiwan's longline fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean in future, the Fisheries Agency said.
Antioxidant enzyme system may respond differently to each fish species and metals (Koivula and Eeva, 2010).
The Philippine government has lifted the ban on the importation of several fish species from Japan as a 'gesture of goodwill' in line with the ongoing visit of President Duterte and his Cabinet members to Japan this week.
Citing the findings of many studies and field trials conducted in Bangladesh with carps and small fish species in pond polyculture, the FAO report reveals the presence of the small, native and vitamin A-rich mola carplet significantly improves the nutritional quality of the total fish, without affecting the growth of carp fishes.
There are other commercial fish species that can be harvested in the lake, however, and ensuring the long-term survival of tawilis should prove beneficial for the fishing communities.
A survey conducted from 1996 to 1999 recorded 27 fish species from 32 families in the lake, which is much lower than records from the 1920s that recorded 101 species from 32 families.
Pakistan's marine fisheries are diverse, with almost 250 demersal fish species, 50 small pelagic, 15 medium-sized pelagic and 20 large pelagic fish species.
Referring to the uniqueness of the Mekong river system, she said: '[The Mekong] is one of the most diverse rivers in the world in terms of fish species.
Researchers previously characterized this protein to be the dominant thermal-stable protein commonly distributed among different fish species. A polyclonal antibody (PAb) was prepared by pooling partially purified 36 kDa protein from 10 fish species.
All the three control (un-stressed) fish species showed significantly better growth responses due to higher feed consumption than those grown with sub-lethal chromium exposure.