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tautog:

see wrassewrasse
, common name for a member of the large family Labridae, brilliantly colored fishes found among rocks and kelp in tropical seas. Wrasses, related to the parrotfishes (which are included in the wrasse family by some authorities), feed on mollusks and are equipped with
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Age and growth of the tautog, Tautoga onitis (Linnaeus), from Rhode Island.
Age, growth, and reproduction of tautog Tautoga onitis (Labridae: Perciformes) from coastal waters of Virginia.
Role of temperature in triggering migratory behavior of the adult tautog Tautoga onitis under laboratory conditions.
Abstract--The tautog, Tautoga onitis (Linnaeus), ranges from Nova Scotia to South Carolina and has become a popular target for recreational and commercial fisheries.
The tautog, Tautoga onitis (Linnaeus), ranges from Nova Scotia (Bleakney, 1963; Scott and Scott, 1988) to South Carolina (Sedberry and Beatty, 1989; Bearden (1)), although it is most abundant between Cape Cod and New Jersey (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1953).
The labrid Tautoga onitis (tautog) is a highly prized game fish targeted by anglers fishing at natural and manmade structure (Briggs, 1977; Lucy and Barr, 1994).
Correlates between number of mates, shelter availability and reproductive behavior in the tautog Tautoga onitis.
Age, growth, and reproduction of tautog Tautoga onitis (Labridae:Perciformes) from coastal waters of Virginia.