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morwong

(ˈmɔːˌwɒŋ)
n
(Animals) a food fish of Australasian coastal waters belonging to the Cheilodactylidae family
[from a native Australian language]
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A co-author of the paper, University of Tasmania researcher Dr Jeremy Lyle, says banded morwong were studied because they can live for almost 100 years.
An Australian study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, focused on the long-lived fish species called the banded morwong in the Tasman Sea, between Australia and New Zealand.
These observed carrying capacity limitations of CCA rock habitats occurred in the absence of other important density and survival limiting factors, namely competition from other surface grazers such as urchins and other gastropods and predation especially by finfish especially wrasses (Shepherd & Turner 1985, Shepherd 1998), wirra cod (Acanthistius ocellatus) and morwong (Cheilodactylus fuscus) (Heasman, unpublished observations) and large invertebrates including starfish, rock lobsters, large crabs and octopus (Shepherd & Breen 1992, Shepherd 1998).
Age, growth and spatial and interannual trends in age composition of jackass morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus, in Tasmania.
Other 7-letter words ABJURED ACETONE ACRYLIC ADORNED BEGONIA BEMUSED BENZOIC BLOUSON CENTRED CHINKED CHOROID CLOTHED CLOWNED DELTOID DEMONIC DILUTED DIMPLED DISUSED EMPTIED ENSURED FLORIDA GLORIED HISTONE IMPUTED INSURED JOSTLED KNOUTED LOUVRED MORWONG NORYSHE ORYZOID (Sted) STUYRNE (= stern) BILTONG DELUGED LOUTED
For example, McCormick (1998) found that the relative proportion of prey consumed by the banded morwong (Cheilodactylus spectabilis) in New Zealand reflected the size of the fish, and coincided with a change in microhabitat use between small and large individuals.
It retains all sizes of snapper, rubberlip morwong and silver trevally in the NSW fishery.
John Dory, pink ling, jackass morwong and black bream.
The tiny, horseshoe island, built with a military fort in mind, now harbours hundreds of sea creatures including leatherjacket, Morwong, blue devilfish and stingarees.
La captura de un ejemplar de Cheilodactylus variegatus (Cheilodactylidae) (bilagai, bilagay, pintadilla, morwongs) constituye el primer registro de un caso de melanosis para esta especie y se espera contribuir al conocimiento sobre su variabilidad intraespecifica.