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grunion:

see silversidessilversides,
common name for small shore fishes, belonging to the family Antherinidae, abundant in the warmer waters of the Atlantic and Pacific, and named for the silvery stripe on either side of the body.
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Se identificarondas tres especies endemicas de la Provincia de Cortes; el chano norteno Micropogonias megalops (Gilbert, 1890), la platija ocelada Pleuronichthys ocellatus Starks & Thompson, 1910 y el pejerrey sardina Leuresthes sardina (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889).
Argulus melanostictus and other parasitic crustaceans on the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis (Osteichthyes: Atherinidae).
Thompson, with his wife Julia, also published in 1919 a pioneering study of the spawning behavior of the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis (Thompson and Thompson, 1919).
During the remarkable spawning runs of California Grunion Leuresthes tenuis (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae), thousands of these silverside fish emerge from the ocean and actively move about on beaches to lay their eggs in the damp sand (Spratt, 1986).
78 CHANGES IN THE CHORION DUE TO FERTILIZATION AND EXTENDED INCUBATION IN THE CALIFORNIA GRUNION, LEURESTHES TENUIS
Effects of extended incubation on skeletal development, body shape and feeding rates in the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis.
OUT OF THE SAND AND INTO THE SURF: DETERMINING PHILOPATRY AND POPULATION CONECTIVITY IN THE CALIFORNIA RUNION, LEURESTHES TENUIS (ATHERINOPSIDAE).
35 E 4:40 OUT OF THE SAND AND INTO THE SURF: DETERMINING PHILOPA-TRY AND POPULATION CONECTIVITY IN THE CALIFORNIA GRUN-ION, LEURESTHES TENUIS (ATHERINOPSIDAE).
63 F 11:20 AN EMBRYONIC STAGING SERIES FOR THE CALIFORNIA GRUNION, LEURESTHES TENUIS.
99 F EFFECTS OF ALTERED SALINITY DURING INCUBATION ON CALIFORNIA GRUNION, LEURESTHES TENUIS.
There are marked exceptions, however, like the California grunion (Leuresthes tenuis) which does not grow during its spring to summer spawning period, making the timing of opaque and translucent growth zone formation completely out of phase from what is expected (Spratt 1971; Fritzsche et al.
Northern anchovy was the most abundant fish species comprising 62% of the total catch, followed by topsmelt at 22%, Pacific sardine at 5%, slough anchovy, 2%, California grunion (Leuresthes tenuis), 2% and shiner surfperch at about 2% of the total catch.