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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.
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Geographic and historic variations in growth of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, in the Middle Atlantic Bight.
Otolithus thalassinus = Cynoscion regalis (Bloch 8z Schneider): Weakfish; p.
Hypsoblennius hentz Menticirrhus americanus Symphurus plagiusa Litopenaeus setiferus Dasyatis sabina Orthopristis chrysoptera Trinectes maculates Cynoscion regalis Chloroscombrus chrysours Sciaenops ocellatus Scomberomorus maculates Trachinotusfalcatus Lutjanus griseus Opisthonema oglinum Abudefduf saxatilis Larimus fasciatus Microgobius thalassinus Ctenogobius boleosoma Sphyraena guachancho Eucinostomus gula Diapterus auratus Summer Species Jul Aug Sept Anchoa mitchilli 43 308 319 Bairdiella chrysoura 5 3 -- Cyprinodon variegatus 1 2 variegatus Poecilia latipinna Callinectes sapidus 79 43 38 Fundulus heteroclitus 46 9 19 Palaemonetes spp.
KEYWORDS: sand ridge, food habits, Bairdiella chrysoura, Cynoscion regalis, Micropogonias undulatus
rostrata (Tesch, 1977), are all capable of feeding efficiently in darkness, while the ability of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis (Grecay and Targett, 1996), perch Perca fluviatilis (Diehl, 1988), and lined seahorse, Hippocampus erectus (James and Heck, 1994) are all compromised in low-light conditions.
Effects of prey density on the growth and mortality of weakfish Cynoscion regalis (Bloch and Schneider) larvae: experiments in field enclosures.
1980 Seriphus politus DeMartini and (queenfish, Fountain, 1981 Sciaenidae) Solea solea (sole, Witthames2 Soleidae) Trachurus Wine and Knaggs3 symmetricus (jack mackerel, Carangidae) No change noted Clupea harengus Lambert, 1987 overall, but larger (Atlantic herring, fish develop eggs Clupeidae and/or spawn earlier Clupea pallasi Ware and Tanasichuk, (Pacific herring, 1989 Clupeidae) Cynoscion regalis Lowerre-Barbieri et (weakfish, al.