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tom·cod

 (tŏm′kŏd′)
n. pl. tomcod or tom·cods
Either of two edible marine fishes, Microgadus tomcod of North American Atlantic waters or M. proximus of northern Pacific waters, closely related to and resembling the cod.

tomcod

(ˈtɒmˌkɒd)
n
(Animals) a small fish resembling the cod
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Prey identified to the species level that occurred in >10% of scats included Pacific Herring, Pacific Staghorn Sculpin (Leptocottus armatus), Pacific Tomcod (Microgadus proximus), North Pacific Hake, Californian Anchovy (Engraulis mordax), Eulachon (T.
Pacific tomcod, Microgadus proximus, was a dominant species with high FO in trawls from both river areas, and although this species has not been identified as beluga prey, it is similar to Arctic and saffron cod which are important beluga prey.
Other common species included Blackbelly Eelpout (Lycodes pacificus) and Pacific Tomcod (Microgadus proximus).
Belugas diving under fast ice have also been reported in the spring in Norton Bay, Alaska, where belugas feed first on herring and later on tomcod under the ice (Huntington et al.
The tomcod living in the Hudson River have undergone a rapid evolutionary change in developing genetic resistance to PCBs, reported researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), New York University (NYU), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
We calculated a diversity index for the East River based on our catch, which included moon jellyfish, grass shrimp, silverside fish, bay anchovies, tomcod, striped bass, invasive Japanese crab, and a Northern pipefish, which looks like a straightened seahorse.
Mechanistic basis of resistance to PCBs in Atlantic tomcod from the Hudson River, Science 331:1322-1325.
Todmorden is tomcod, whatever tomcod is, but then the spell-checker rapidly moves on to odoured, outmode, Romford or Stamford.
1977) examined the survival of adult Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod) at ambient temperature at Roseton and Danskammer Point Generating Stations located along the Hudson River.
Food and feeding habits of juvenile Atlantic tomcod, Microgadus tomcod, from Haverstraw Bay, Hudson River.
the quillback, inland silverside, Atlantic tomcod, warmouth, and hogchoker) and three families (Atherinopsidae, Gadidae, and Achiridae) than that listed by Niles et al.
A tomcod seems like all belly, a ling cod all head, but a halibut seems to be all meat.