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rhomboid

1. a parallelogram having adjacent sides of unequal length
2. having such a shape

rhomboid

[′räm‚bȯid]
(mathematics)
A parallelogram whose adjacent sides are not equal.
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Pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides, were collected from within widgeon grass, Ruppia maritima, in the Grand Bay National Estuary Research Reserve (NERR) in June and July 2001 to evaluate their trophic role.
Feeding ecology of Lagodon rhomboides (Pisces: Sparidae): variation and functional responses.
Common name Scientific Total name catch Total fish 2,562 Atlantic Micropogonias 1,124 croaker undulatus Red drum Sciaenops 440 ocellatus Darter goby Ctenogobius 245 boleosoma Naked goby Gobiosoma 245 bosc Bay anchovy Anchoa 109 mitchilli Black drum Pogonias 108 cromis Silver perch Bairdiella 104 chrysoura Pinfish Lagodon 33 rhomboides Bay whiff Citharichthys 30 spilopterus Skilletfish Gobiesox 28 strumosus Green goby Microgobius 25 thalassinus Blackcheek Symphurus 15 tonguefish plagiusa Southern Menticirrhus 12 kingfish americanus Spotted Cynoscion 11 seatrout nebulosus Striped Mugil 9 mullet cephalus Ladyfish Elops saurus 4 Shrimp eel Ophichthus 4 gomesii Pipefish Syngnathus 4 spp.
mitchilli tend to form large, dense aggregations, whereas many other species such as inshore lizardfish Synodus foetens, pinfish Lagodon rhomboides, and red drum Sciaenops ocellatus tend to be either solitary or found in smaller groups.
Postflexion 112 31 Juvenile 4 2 Archosargus probatocephalus Postflexion 24 7 Juvenile 1 1 Lagodon rhomboides Postflexion 2 2 Juvenile 54 23 Chasmodes saburrae Flexion 258 60 Postflexion 116 37 Juvenile 1 1 Hypsoblennius spp.
25 Spotfin butterflyfish Chaetodon ocellatus 26 Schoolmaster Lutjanus apodus 27 Roughscad Trachurus lathami 28 Sargassum fish Histrio histrio 29 Spotted goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus 30 Cero Scomberomorus regalis 31 Mahogany snapper Lutjanus mahogoni 32 Atlantic needlefish Strongylura marina 33 Pinfish Lagodon rhomboides 34 Round scad Decapterus punctatus 35 Mackerel scad Decapterus macarellus 36 Filefish spp.
Additional samples from other cultured, exploited, and commercially relevant clam species along the Galician coast (Venerupis senegalensis, n = 21; Tapes rhomboides, n = 12; and R.
Leiostomus xanthurus, Lagodon rhomboides, and Brevoortia tyrannus) were seasonally abundant.
Unidentifed porgy 107 Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish Sciaenidae, Drums 108 Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted seatrout Mullidae, Goatfishes 109 Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellow goatfish 110 Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted goatfish Kyphosidae, Sea chubs 111 Kyphosus incisor Yellow chub 112 Kyphosus sectatrix Bermuda chub 113 Kyphosus spp.