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common name for several fishes, among them certain membeers of the 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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 and pompanopompano
, common name for fishes of the genus Trachinotus, members of a large and important family (Carangidae) of mackerellike fishes, abundant in warm seas around the world.
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Spanish mackerel are a high migration species belonging to the family Scombridae.
The ministry announced that it would take all necessary measures to ensure the strict enforcement of the two-month ban on fishing and selling barred Spanish mackerel.
The narrow-barred Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) is a prized food fish targeted by fishermen throughout its range in the Indo-West Pacific region (Collette and Nauen, 1983).
In 1989-1991, the South Atlantic council established tough limits on catches of Spanish mackerel and king mackerel, both of which had declined in population, says Dean.
IF you can tell the difference between a common mackerel and its smaller but rare cousin the Spanish mackerel, you know your angling onions.
The Spanish mackerel has a bluish back that quickly fades to silver on the sides and belly.
The officials said 2,469 ships entered Hakata Port in 1998, selling Spanish mackerel and other fish worth about 9.4 billion yen.
Equal allocations for commercial and recreational harvesters of the Atlantic migratory group of Spanish mackerel have been approved, announced Joseph W.
The catch of Spanish mackerel is not regulated, so they're available all year.
Abundant bait attracts Spanish mackerel and others.
The shoal's 150-square-kilometer lagoon, as well as the waters surrounding this disputed set of sea rocks, is home to high-value fish species, such as tanigue (narrow-barred Spanish mackerel), lapu-lapu (grouper) and maya-maya (red snapper).
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