sciaenid fish

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Noun1.sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce soundsciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae - warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
jewfish, mulloway, Sciaena antarctica - large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
maiger, maigre, Sciaena aquila - large European marine food fish
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
sea trout - any of several sciaenid fishes of North American coastal waters
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Plagioscions quamosissimus (Heckel, 1840) commonly called "corvina" or "pescada branca", is a sciaenid fish mainly found in large rivers and constitute an important resource for commercial and sport fishing (Casatti, 2003).
The onset of this development was motivated by the availability of a few productive and/or valued pelagic (i.e., Brazilian sardine, Sardinella brasiliensis) and demersal resources (i.e., pink shrimps, Farfantepenaeus spp., and sciaenid fish) over mostly shallow continental shelf areas.
The sciaenid fish spot, Leiostomus xanthurus, is found in great abundance as juveniles and adults in coastal waters along the Lower Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
The collective results of this study indicate that the Gulf corvina is a fast growing sciaenid fish that attains sexual maturity at a relatively small size (200 ram) and young age (2 yrs).
A new late Miocene species of sciaenid fish, based primarily on an in situ otolith from California.
Pair trawling (PT) concentrates on the inner shelf and aim at a variety of sciaenid fish species, including U.
kroyeri, which supports a traditional and relevant trawling fisheries (Kolling & Avila-da-Silva, 2014), and the sciaenid fish M.
The application of per-recruit models to Argyrosomus inodorus, an important South African sciaenid fish. Fish.
Tidal tributaries and nearshore areas as nursery habitat for juvenile sciaenid fishes and other estuarine nekton in Delaware Bay and the Delaware coastal bays.
Life history, feeding habits and functional morphology of juvenile sciaenid fishes in the York River estuary, Virginia.