weakfish

(redirected from Cynoscion regalis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

weakfish:

see croakercroaker,
member of the abundant and varied family Sciaenidae, carnivorous, spiny-finned fishes including the weakfishes, the drums, and the kingcroakers (or kingfish). The croaker has a compressed, elongated body similar to that of the bass.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Effects of turbidity, light level, and prey concentration on feeding of juvenile weakfish, Cynoscion regali.
Otolithus regalis = Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider): Weakfish; p.
A comparison of a validated otolith method to age weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, with the traditional scale method.
The presence of these species on reef structures is thought to attract larger pelagic predatory species, such as striped bass Morone saxatilis, bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix, weakfish Cynoscion regalis, southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma, sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus, and spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus.
7 Blue crab Callinectes sapidus Weakfish Cynoscion regalis Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus 1,062.
of Linton, 1905 from Anguilla rostrata, Cynoscion regalis, Hemitripterus americanus, Merluccinus bilinearis, Menidia notata, Menticirrhus saxatilis, Opsanus tau, Paralichthys dentatus, Merlinus carolinus, Sphyraena borealis and Synodus foetens; T.
The diet of Cynoscion regalis was primarily fish, mysids, and decapod shrimp while that of Micropogonias undulatus was dominated by polychaete worms with mysids and other epibenthic fauna present in varying amounts.