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n. pl. lingcod or ling·cods
A large, northern Pacific food fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the family Hexagrammidae, having an elongated greenish-gray body.


n, pl -cod or -cods
(Animals) any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Ophiodontidae, esp Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific Ocean



n., pl. -cods, (esp. collectively) -cod.
a large-mouthed game fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific, related to the greenling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United Stateslingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States
Ophiodon elongatus, lingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlings
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.lingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlingslingcod - food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlings
genus Ophiodon, Ophiodon - a genus of Ophiodontidae
scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates
lingcod - the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States
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Anglers may no longer catch or retain lingcod, any species of rockfish, cabezon, greenling or other bottomfish.
This year Afishunt is adding rock fish and lingcod trips in July.
For example, in the northeast Pacific Ocean, lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) are widely believed to participate in seasonal nearshore-offshore spawning migrations (Jagielo, 1990, 1995), and in some regions (e.
Key words: aquarium, behavior, egg mass, fertilization, Lingcod, milt, Ophiodon elongatus, spawning
Council member Frank Lockhart of NOAA Fisheries Service noted that several other fisheries -- such as salmon, lingcod and rockfish -- have recovered after going through steep declines.
In this study, we acoustically tagged 79 rockfishes and lingcod from three oil platforms in the east Santa Barbara Channel and translocated them to a natural reef inside a state marine reserve at Anacapa Island to determine whether individuals would home back to their platforms of capture, or take up residency at their new location.
There he takes on two local veterans in a race to catch halibut and lingcod.
Also of concern, but to a slightly lesser extent, are orange roughy, Chilean sea bass, blue crab, lingcod, Spanish mackerel, spotted seatrout, wahoo, grouper, snapper, halibut, tile fish, rock fish and sable fish, as well as blackfin, albacore and yellowfin tuna.
However, vertebrae, although giving the most suitable estimates of age for lingcod, Ophiodon elongate, were not considered practical for commercial fish due to the time required for the processing of this bony structure and damage caused to the fish carcass during sampling (Chatwin, 1956).
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Oregon State University have extended the shelf life of lingcod fillets and possibly made them more nutritious by dipping them into an edible, protective coating enriched with fish oil.
He and his guide, Kim, were looking for the popular eating fish lingcod, which live off the reefs in this region.
On day two he's desperately seeking salmon at a remote fly-fishing spot, and the day after he's kayaking in the Strait of Georgia with local guide Kim to fish for lingcod.