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see croakercroaker,
member of the abundant and varied family Sciaenidae, carnivorous, spiny-finned fishes including the weakfishes, the drums, and the kingcroakers (or kingfish). The croaker has a compressed, elongated body similar to that of the bass.
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Umbrina littoralis = Menticirrhus littoralis (Holbrook): Gulf Kingfish; p.
(33) Ja no estudo feito por Borges et al., (27) a umidade dos nuggets e almondegas de Betera (Menticirrhus americanus) foi de 62% e 71,5%, as cinzas de 2,6% e 2,9% e os lipideos de 6,6% e 1,9%, respectivamente.
These included Sauridia brasiliensis, Eutremeus teres, and Stenotomus caprinus, which were collected only at the open water stations, Gobiosoma bosc, from low salinity mud bottoms, Trachinotus carolinus and Menticirrhus americanus from nearshore sand bottoms, and all three species of Fundulus, Oligoplites saurus, and Eucinostomus argenteus from high salinity grassbeds.
The dominant fishes were striped bass (Morone saxatilis), representing 34 percent of the total, followed by winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus), 15 percent, northern king (Menticirrhus saxatiis), nine percent, and bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchili), seven percent.
In the gillnet fishery directed at kingcroaker (Menticirrhus spp.), flounder (Paralichthys patagonicus) and anchovy (Pomatomus saltatrix), 16, 3 and 1 seahorses were captured, respectively.
0.896 2.981 Myoxocephalus aenaeus 0.002 0.015 Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus 0.237 1.584 Hemitripterus americanus Perciformes Morone saxatilis Centropristis striata 0.152 0.538 Stenotomus chrysops Menticirrhus spp.
These were mostly demersal (e.g., Pogonias cromis (Linnaeus, 1766), Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup, 1858)) and bottom dwelling species (e.g., Porichthysporossissimus (Cuvier, 1828), Prionotus punctatus (Bloch, 1793), Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1766)).
125 102 19 Stelliferstellifer 94 73 37 (Bloch, 1790) Stellifer brasiliensis 118 46 22 (Schultz, 1945) Macrodon ancylodon 21 18 81 (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Menticirrhus americanus 58 30 25 (Linnaeus, 1758) Cynoscion virescens 40 20 36 (Cuvier, 1830) Micropogonias furnieri 20 19 13 (Desmarest, 1823) Stellifer sp.
nebulosus (TL = 3.65), Ariopsis fells (TL = 3.58), and Menticirrhus littoralis (Holbrook, 1847) (TL = 3.54).