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Noun1.oilfish - very large deep-water snake mackereloilfish - very large deep-water snake mackerel
gempylid - snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide
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Taiwan's membership is important because it is a major player in the Indian Ocean, MOFA said, noting that Taiwanese fishing boats operating in the region, mainly catching oilfish number in the hundreds.
Caption: Christian Aleman and Manuela Guimares caught the oilfish off Islamorada in roughly 2,000 feet, dropping a strip bait.
Environmental effects on blue shark (Prionace glauca) and oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) distribution based on fishery-dependent data from the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco, 1833, is commonly known as oilfish, escolar, escolar clavo or escolar rasposo, and is a benthopelagic species occurring in coastal marine waters at depths of 100-700 m in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean south of Bay of Biscay, commonly found near Madeira and the Canaries (Grey, 1953).
An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the snake mackerels, snoeks, escolars, gemfishes, domine, oilfish, cutlassfishes, scabbardfishes, hairtails and frotfishes known to date.
The magician waved his handkerchief and thus produced a whole supermarket; he sprinkled grains of sand into a fish basin, upon which the fish immediately turned into countless lobsters; he let oil drops trickle into the water which transformed them into myriads of oilfish. He put name stickers for amberjack on the latter and sold them as such.
The yellowfin tuna, snoek, Pacific rudderfish, rainbow runner, glasseye, oilfish, deep water jack, swordfish, palm ruff, yellowtail jack and smooth hound were the top 10 fished species (Fig.
Founded in 1996, it specializes in the import, export and distribution of frozen marine products that run the gamut from pangasius, tilapia and tuna to Pacific plaice, Alaska pollock, monkfish, squid, octopus, catfish, cod, oilfish, yellowfin sole, black tiger shrimp, red snapper and Namibian hake.
Blue cod Oilfish Like escolar, oilfish is known for its laxative effect.
WHAT: Eulachon, also known by the common names of smelt, candlefish and oilfish. Scientific name, Thaleichthys pacificus, is from the Greek thaleia, meaning rich, ichthys, meaning fish, and pacificus, meaning of the Pacific.
This small crustacean (adult length not exceeding 1.3-1.6 mm) is at the base of all the food chains in Lake Baikal, as it is consumed by the pelagic gammarid amphipod crustacean Macrohectopus bronickii as well as by fish such as omul (Coregonus autumnalis migratorius), the arctic cisco (Cottocomephorus spp.), and above all the golomyankas or Baikal oilfish (the two species Comephorus baicalensis and C.
Landings of pelagic sharks and other species such as wahoo, Acanthacybium solanderi; oilfish, Ruvettus pretiosus; and blackfin tuna, Thunnus atlanticus, were also reported in relatively large numbers.