yellowfin croaker


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Noun1.yellowfin croaker - a fish of the Pacific coast of North Americayellowfin croaker - a fish of the Pacific coast of North America
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
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Within group E, the Atlantic congeners Spotted Seatrout and Weakfish and the Pacific species Spotfin Croaker, and Yellowfin Croaker have similar spawning seasons and habitats within regions (Brown, 1981; Lowerre-Barbieri et al., 1996a; Miller et al., 2009), indicating that life-history traits among this group are very similar.
The species include White Seabass (Atractoscion nobilis), Silver Perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), Black Croaker (Cheilotrema saturnum), Sand Seatrout (Cynoscion arenarius), Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), Silver Seatrout (Cynoscion nothus), Shortfin Corvina (Cynoscion parvipinnis), Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis), White Croaker (Genyonemus lineatus), Spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), Southern Kingfish (Menticirrhus americanus), Gulf Kingfish (Menticirrhus littoralis), Northern Kingfish (Menticirrhus saxatilis), California Corbina (Menticirrhus undulatus), Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), Black Drum (Pogonias cromis), Spotfin Croaker (Roncador stearnsi), Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus), Queenfish (Seriphus politus), and Yellowfin Croaker (Umbrina roncador).
Yellowfin croaker ovaries were also histologically examined to describe their summer spawning activity.
Nearshore gill net surveys by Pondella and Allen (2000) reported yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador) as the most abundant species along the mainland and third most abundant at Santa Catalina Island whereas spotfin croaker (Roncador stearnsii) was not among the 25 most abundant species in either area.
The fishing for corbina peaks at the river mouth in July and August and for yellowfin croaker in early fall.
Species with higher critical thermal maxima comprised Group III, namely zebraperch (Hermosilla azurea), spotfin croaker (Roncador stearnsii), barred sand bass (Paralabrax nebulifer), yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador), and sargo (Anisotremus davidsonii) (Figure 4).
The deeper channels are inhabited mainly by residents and seasonal migrants including shiner surfperch, black surfperch, diamond turbot, juvenile California halibut, spotted sand bass, juvenile barred sand bass, yellowfin croaker, and round stingray (Horn and Allen, 1981).
The group included resident (Shortfin corvina, Cynoscion parvipinnis and bat rays, Myliobatis californicus) and summer seasonal (yellowfin croaker, Umbrina roncador) species.
North (corbina, spotfin and yellowfin croakers); South Carlsbad S.B.; Leucadia S.B.; north end of Torrey Pines S.B., north of La Jolla (corbina); Silver Strand S.B., south of Coronado (corbina, croakers).