harvestfish


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Noun1.harvestfish - butterfish up to a foot long of Atlantic waters from Chesapeake Bay to Argentina
stromateid, stromateid fish, butterfish - small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
genus Paprilus, Paprilus - a genus of Stromateidae
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Kingcroaker 1,050 43,001 Oligoplites sanrus I rather 1,000 24,176 jacket Peprilus pam American -- 6,461 harvestfish Prionotus punctatus Bluewing 22,400 1,615,631 searobin Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish 16,130 158,373 Rajidae Rays 1,100 7,152 Rhinobatos spp.
These 5 species, together with the Atlantic chub mackerel (Scomber colias [Scombridae]), gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus [Balistidae]), American coastal pellona (Pellona harroweri [Pristigasteridae]), piquitinga anchovy (Anchoa tricolor [Engraulidae]), and harvestfish (Peprilus paru [Stromateidae]), accounted for 91% of the total biomass sampled (Table 4).
American harvestfish (gordinho) Peprilus paru (Linnaeus, 1758), black drum (miraguaia) Pogonias cromis (Linnaeus, 1766), bluefish (anchova/anchoveta) Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766), mojarras (carapicu) Eucinostomus spp.