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common name for any of several species of carnivorous, spiny-finned fishes of the family Hexagrammidae, common in the Pacific Ocean, especially in the waters N of Monterey, Calif. Greenlings have fleshy flaps on the top of the head. They are found in kelp beds and among rocks, and are also called rock trout. Several species grow to a length of 20 in. (50 cm) and are valued as game fishes. Most important of the greenlings is the Okhotsk atka mackerel, found in the Sea of Okhotsk; it is a handsome food fish with striking vertical stripes, as is the closely related atka mackerel of Alaska. The ling cod, found from Alaska to Baja California, is a popular game and food fish. The kelp greenling is unusual in that the male and female exhibit different coloration and markings, a rare phenomenon among fish. Greenlings are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Actinopterygii, order Scorpaeniformes, family Hexagrammidae.
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The agency states that the contaminated fish traveled from waters near the nuclear plant, as other greenlings caught 20 km off the coast had low levels of radioactive cesium.
Starting January 28, 2013, customers can visit Greenling.
Among the 27 original prey types, Black and Yellowtail Rockfish; medium-size Chinook and Coho Salmon; small Chinook, Chum, Sockeye, and Pink Salmon; young Pacific Herring aged 0 to 1 and Pacific Sand Lance; and Kelp Greenling, Pacific Staghorn Sculpin, and Starry Flounder were combined to reduce discriminant analysis misclassification among prey classes (Table 2).
The Fisheries Agency said that though overall contamination levels in fishes near the surface and at medium depths have been declining, but, relatively high levels of radioactive Cesium continue to be detected in bottom fish, such as greenling and flounder, and in fresh water fish regardless of their usual depth, it added.
As in the past, the state will manage ocean whitefish, California sheepshead and rock greenling to be consistent with the federal regulations.
Another group of boats targeting 1,060 tons of hokke arabesque greenling and 208 tons of octopus will leave in mid-September, Rausu fisheries cooperative members said.
If you'd like to try your luck for bottomfish such as greenling, halibut, lingcod, and rockfish, take one of the charter boats that go out year-round, weather permitting.
DALLAS -- Greenling, a web-based home delivery service of fresh, local and organic food, is setting up shop in Allen, TX to service the majority of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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SENDAI - Their scales a bright golden hue, male greenling are busy protecting eggs from predators during spawning season for the fish known in Japanese as ''ainame'' in the Pacific Ocean off Japan's northeastern prefecture of Miyagi.
The first is the adoption of regulations for the 2010 commercial nearshore fishery for species such as rockfish, cabezon and greenling.