Moridae


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Moridae

[′mȯr·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Gadiformes.
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Key words: Alaska, central Aleutian Islands, Gadiformes, Lepidion, Moridae, range extension
One such group is the family Moridae, commonly known as codlings, morids, hakelings, or deep-sea cods.
Nine families occur only on Aboriginal sites (Table 1, Figure 3) including Latridae, Cheilodactylidae, Plotosidae and Moridae mentioned in the 1880 FIC as good eating but as not commercially important.
2 FAMILIA MORIDAE Laemonema verecundum (Jordan y Cramer, 1897) Morido cabeza grande 3.
Genus and species not determined Linophrynidae Acentrophryne longidens Regan, 1926 Moridae Genus and species not determined Serranidae Paralabrax sp.
Among fish, the Congridae and Moridae families were the most representative in number of species (three and two, respectively), followed by other families represented by a single species (Macrouridae, Colocongridae, Scorpaenidae, Polimixiidae and Mu- raenidae).
Grenadier Macrouridae Nezumia bairdii Marlin-spike Melamphaidae Poromitra copito Ridgehead Melamphaidae Scopelogadus beanii Bean's Bigscale Merlucciidae Merluccius albidus Offshore Hake Merlucciidae Merluccius bilinearis Silver Hake Moridae Gadella imberbis Beardless Codling Moridae Laemonema barbatulum Shortbeard Codling Moridae Unidentified morid Codling Myctophidae Benthosema glaciale Glacier Lanternfish Myctophidae Bolinichthys supralateralis Stubby Lanternfish Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus maderensis Horned Lanternfish Myctophidae Hygophum hygomii Bermuda Lanternfish Myctophidae Lampadena speculigera Mirror Lanternfish Myctophidae Lampanyctus spp.
Orden Familia Especie Lepisosteiformes Lepisosteidae Lepisisteus osseus Acipenseriformes Polyodontidae Polyodon spathula Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitus Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Gambusia holbrooki Girardinus microdactylus Girardinus denticulatus Cyprinidae Siphateles bicolor Gasterostiformes Gasterosteidea Gasterosteus aculeatus Gadiformes Moridae Lepidion guentheri Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Elassodiscus tremebundus Careproctus cyclocephalus Scorpaenidae Sebastolobus macrochir Perciformes Epinephelidae Cephalopholis fulva Letthrinidae Lethrinus nebulosus.
The bibliographical review established that, during the 2001 to 2006 fishing activities, a total of 82 species were collected from the JF1 and JF2 seamounts; these belonged to four phyla (Chordata, Arthropoda, Mollusca, Echinodermata) and the families Macrouridae (9), Moridae (6), and Dalatiidae (4) stood out.
Contrario a la alta proporcion de congrio dorado (Genypterus blacodes) en las capturas totales (42,4%), los restantes peces teleosteos (familias Gadidae, Merluccudae, Moridae y Sebastidae) escasamente representaron el 1,5% de la captura obtenida en el monitoreo experimental.