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see staff treestaff tree,
common name for some temperate members of the Celastraceae, a family of trees and shrubs (many of them climbing forms), widely distributed except in polar regions.
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an elm, Ulmus alata, of SE North America having twigs with winged corky edges

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an E North American shrub or small tree, Euonymus atropurpureus, with scarlet capsules and seeds

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a large fast-moving food and game fish, Acanthocybium solandri, of tropical seas: family Scombridae (mackerels and tunnies)
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Acanthocybium solandri collected near Oceanside, California, 2015 (LACM 58300-1, head)
Overall, individuals remained in the uniform-temperature surface layer in congruence with results of other studies on tracking dolphinfish (Furukawa et al., 2011, 2014; Merten et al., 2014c), as well as with results from studies on tracking wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri; Sepulveda et al., 2011) and sailfish (Chiang et al., 2011).
There were no differences detected between vessels for the catches of swordfish, yellowfin tuna, and bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus; sailfish, Istiophorus albicans; other sharks combined, dorado, Coryphaena hippurus; and wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri (Fig.
It is important to note that other pelagic species, such as dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri), and tunas, are also caught during tournaments.
indica Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophorus platypterus Mahimahi Coryphaena hippurus Ono (wahoo) Acanthocybium solandri Blue shark Prionace glauca Mako shark (short-fin) Isurus oxyrinchus Mako shark (long-fin) I.
Abstract--A stock assessment incorporating sensitivity in biological parameters and potential fishery management strategies for wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) in the southwest Pacific Ocean was undertaken to assess the stock status of this species for 2008-2010.
The troll fishery catches more mahimahi and wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri, than all the other Hawaii pelagic fisheries, about half the blue marlin, and about 20% of the yellowfin tuna landed.
albida) marlin (Graves and McDowell, 1994, 2001), swordfish (Xiphias gladius) (Alvarado Bremer et al., 1996, 2005), and wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) (Theisen et al., 2008) have revealed limited intra-and interocean divergence.
2 1-2 Little tuna Euthynnus affinis 1 0-3 Wahoo Acanthocybium solandri 1 1 Dogtooth tuna Gymnosarda unicolor 1 1-2 Other 1 0.2-1 Mean annual catch (lb): 124,200 Range (lb): 83,500-198,200
Nearly all pelagic landings consist of the following five species: Mahimahi, Coryphaena hippurus; wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri; skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis; yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares; and blue marlin, Makaira mazara.