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menhaden:

see herringherring,
common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and freshwater food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia and Ethmidium), and the shad (Alosa).
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Ahrenholz DW (1991) Population biology and life history of the North American menhadens, Brevoortia spp.
Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe): Atlantic Menhaden; no account in text, Plate Mc (Fig.
1997) found that between 1991 and 1994 the most captured fish species were Brevoortia aurea (Spix, 1829); Brevoortia pectinata (Jenyns, 1842) and Genidens gmidens.
Esta asociacion se encontraba compuesta, entre otros taxones, por especies eurihalinas tipicas como Mugil curema, Brevoortia aurea, Micropogonias furnieri y Pogonias cromis, asi como por especies supuestamente estenohalinas tales como Rhamdia quelen y Corydoras paleatus (BOGAN, 2009).
TABLE I NAMES AND IDENTIFICATION OF FISH AND OTHER ANIMALS English Vernacular Identification Code * Atlantic cutlassfish Espada Trichiurus lepturus ESP Linnaeus, 1758 Atlantic tripletail Prejereba Lobotes surinamensis PRE (Bloch, 1790) Blue crab Siri Callinectes danae SIR Smith, 1869 Broadband anchovy Manjuba Anchoviella MAN lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911) Catfish Bagre Bagre bagre BAG (Linnaeus, 1766), Cathorops spixii (Agassiz, 1829), Genidens genidens (Valenciennes, 1839), Sciadeichthys luniscutis (Valenciennes, 1840) Croaker Corvina Micropogonias COR furnieri (Desmarest, 1823) Leathetjacket Salteira Oligoplites saliens SAL (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Menhaden Savelha Brevoortia pectinata SAV (Jenyns, 1842) Mojarra Vivoca Eugerres spp.
The most recent fish kill on 22 July 1999 involved 500 000 Brevoortia tyrannus.
Surprisingly, other marine species common in 1983-1984 were also reduced in abundance (gulf menhaden, Brevoortia patronus, and sand seatrout, Cynoscion arenarius) or not collected at all in 2000 (spot, Leiostomus xanthurus, and hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus).
Growth of juvenile Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus (Pisces: Clupeidae) in MERL mesocosms: effects of eutrophication.
Comparison of feeding and growth of larval round herring Etrumeus teres and gulf menhaden Brevoortia patronus.
In this study, Brevoortia and Callinectes items found in rays were most likely the result of bait ingested upon capture.