Courtship, spawning and parental care behavior of the lumpfish
, Cyclopterus lumpus L., Newfoundland.
catches are about 3,000 metric tons per year (based on an average season).
Rinse black lumpfish
roe in a fine wire strainer, drain, and put in a small bowl.
Fresh, minced sea anemones or frozen lumpfish
lenses were extracted in a refrigerator for 1 h in each of three changes of 100% HPLC-grade methanol; the material was sonicated for 30 s during the first extraction.
stand guard over nests of eggs, while torpedo rays lie poised to give potential predators a deadly jolt of electricity.
She explained, "Our product lines range from shelf-stable caviars (Romanoff and Roland) to refrigerated lumpfish
and capelin (Royal Sweden and Krinos), to Russian beluga, sevruga, and osetra.'
The commonest are the roes of the common striped mullet (Mugil cephalus), and especially lumpfish
roe from the sea hen (Cyclopterus lumpus), a scorpaeniform from the North Sea which spawns small (1-2 mm diameter), greenish eggs, which are often dyed black.
I sometimes think that everything we esteem in this life, all that is good of the earth, is composed of promise, the promise embodied in all seeds--pine, chestnut, nannyberry, ash--in the kernels of barleys and oats, iris corms and crocus corms, all pips and spores, the promise established in the repeated waxings and wanings of the moon, in the constant return of the sun, the covenant recognized in all eggs--noddy, razorbill, squid and lumpfish
, violet-tail damselfly, in the multiple jelly egg-nets of toad and frog--plus the promises made by those sacred figures and symbols we trust, the rainbow, the early promise of a messiah, the promise of salvation announced by Christ.
Many fishers have already expressed concerns about declining catch rates for once healthy lobster and lumpfish
Others, gray, larger, and older, cling to each other in the icy solitude of deep crevices that may also harbor a forbidding lumpfish
Moreover, a number of candidate species are currently being assessed for commercial culture suitability, including halibut, wolffish, ocean pout, lumpfish
, sablefish, sea urchins and abalone.
The move follows the detection of a strain of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus by Iceland's national Marine Research Institute in its lumpfish