Moridae


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Moridae

[′mȯr·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Gadiformes.
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AS/NHB SS 84.42 h, 16.48 h, Taxa 63-126 m 40-126 m Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus retifer, chain dogfish 30.158 56.489 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sp., requiem shark 0.002 Rajidae Leucoraja garmani, rosette skate 0.339 Rajidae (unidentified) 0.002 0.594 Ophichthidae Ophichthus cruentifer, margined snake eel 0.170 Congridae Conger oceanicus, conger eel 0.596 0.170 Gadiformes (unidentified), cods 0.002 0.085 Moridae Physiculus fuluus, metallic codling 0.094 Phycidae Phycis chesteri, longfin hake 0.002 Urophycis chuss, red hake 0.002 Urophycis regia, spotted hake 0.006 Urophycis sp.
Key words: Alaska, central Aleutian Islands, Gadiformes, Lepidion, Moridae, range extension
Nine families occur only on Aboriginal sites (Table 1, Figure 3) including Latridae, Cheilodactylidae, Plotosidae and Moridae mentioned in the 1880 FIC as good eating but as not commercially important.
Genus and species not determined Linophrynidae Acentrophryne longidens Regan, 1926 Moridae Genus and species not determined Serranidae Paralabrax sp.
Like the Carrum reef, these latter reefs supported good populations of Australian snapper (Sparidae), and also ling (Ophidiidae), boarfish (Pentacerotidae), red mullet (Mullidae), beardie and bearded rock cod (Moridae), leatherjacket (Monacanthidae), long-finned sea pike (Dinolestidae) and garfish Hemirhamphidae), as well as a number of smaller nonangling species.
(2010) reportaron desoves parciales de brotula con una fecundidad potencial elevada (0, 5-9 millones de huevos) comparada con especies de la misma familia (Moridae), con intensos procesos de agregacion cerca del fondo marino en zonas de aguas frias aledanas a sistemas de surgencia (patron reportado previamente por Ciechomski & Booman, 1981).
Fishes, primarily from the families Moridae (37.9% of prey), Myctophidae (22.9%), Macrouridae (11.2%), and Phycidae (7.2%), were present in all 8 stomachs.
Among fish, the Congridae and Moridae families were the most representative in number of species (three and two, respectively), followed by other families represented by a single species (Macrouridae, Colocongridae, Scorpaenidae, Polimixiidae and Mu- raenidae).
0.1 0.0 Crustacea unidentified 1.1 0.8 Total Pisces# 50.2# 78.0# Myctophidae 0.6 0.3 Moridae Gadella maraldi 0.1 0.2 Caproidae Capros aper 13.7 24.7 Macroramphosidae Macroramphosus scolopax 16.7 19.3 Sparidae Pagellus spp.
The bibliographical review established that, during the 2001 to 2006 fishing activities, a total of 82 species were collected from the JF1 and JF2 seamounts; these belonged to four phyla (Chordata, Arthropoda, Mollusca, Echinodermata) and the families Macrouridae (9), Moridae (6), and Dalatiidae (4) stood out.