Zoarcidae


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Zoarcidae

[zō′är·sə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The eelpouts, a family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Gadiformes which inhabit cold northern and far southern seas.
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elongatus were higher at the cables and unidentified Zoarcidae were found at higher densities over natural habitat (Figure 4).
Zoarcidae [X.sup.2] 51.044 p <0.0001 * Total fishes [X.sup.2] 8.7853 p 0.3607 Taxon DF Cable state Cable side 1 2 Sebastes semicinctus [X.sup.2] 1.116 0.210 P 0.2908 0.9003 Sebastes saxicola X2 3.344 0.549 p 0.0674 0.7599 Unident.
Occurrence of the eelpout, Bothrocara pusillum (Zoarcidae) off British Columbia.
A systematic review of the fish genus Lycodapus (Zoarcidae) with descriptions of two new species.
Direct evidence of a mesopelagic fish, Melanostigma atlanticum (Zoarcidae) spawning within bottom sediments.
Lycodapus (Pisces: Zoarcidae) of eastern Bering Sea and nearby Pacific Ocean, with three new species and a revised key to the species.
A new species of Lycodes (Perciformes: Zoarcidae) from the Aleutian Islands.
(bobtail squid) 2.4 1.2 Unidentified Octopodidae 0.0 nm Unidentified anemone 6.7 4.0 Unidentified corals (Hydrocoralia) 1.4 1.4 Unidentified Echinoida (sea urchins) 1.4 1.4 Unidentified Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers) 0.6 0.6 Unidentified invertebrates 2.0 0.9 Fishes Unidentified flatfish 359.1 44.4 Merluccius productus (Pacific hake) 143.8 65.6 Zoarcidae (eelpouts) 341.3 41.4 Sebastes spp.
Other individual fish species and groups identified below the generic classification level were dominated by eelpout (Zoarcidae), ratfish, skates and rays (Raja), and greenling (Hexagrammos spp.) (Table 7).
Wolf-eel Anarrhichthys ocellatus Eelpout Zoarcidae Poacher Agonidae Generic group classifications Unidentified rockfish Sebastes spp.
Catalog of type specimens of recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, 8: Suborder Zoarcoidei (Anarhichadidae, Bathymasteridae, Pholidae, Ptilichthyidae, Scytalinidae, Stichaeidae, Zoarcidae).