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corbina

(kôrbē`nə): 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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Growth charateristics of two southern California surffishes, the California corbina and spotfin croaker, family Sciaenidae.
The fishing for corbina peaks at the river mouth in July and August and for yellowfin croaker in early fall.
There was Corbina Man - a loner who avoided conversation but would catch corbina in profusion by using gobs of fresh, juicy mussels tied onto the hook by thread - and Earthquake Lady - who swore the 1933 Long Beach temblor was caused by hot weather and who got very angry when Ries scoffed at the notion.
Leibov had served as CEO of Corbina Telecom, IDT's Russian telecom venture, until its sale in 2005.
In the present study, the white seabass (Atractoscion nobilis) and the shortfin corbina (Cynoscion parvipinnis), two important species in the commercial and sport fishery, were scarse.
Sand bass, calico bass, spotted bay bass, white seabass, bonito, barracuda, halibut, sculpin, croaker, corbina, cabezon - they're all found between the breakwater and the landing, and in large quantities.
The corvina, not to be confused with the California corbina, is one of the sea's four game fish.
4 billion sale of Net-2-Phone to AT&T in 2000; the $140 million sale of IDT's Russia-based subsidiary, Corbina, in 2006; and the $450 million acquisition of IDT Entertainment by Liberty Media also in 2006.
Although it appears that the abundance of several other species (Portunus xantusii--Xantus' swimming crab, Paralabrax nebulifer--barred sand bass, Menticirrhus undulatas--California corbina, and Pleuronichthys coenosus--C-O turbot) may also be correlated with the 1997-98 El Nino event (Tables 1 and 2), we are not considering these as "new/uncommon species" because they are all regularly found in the local sandy nearshore environment.
The quarry can be pure fighting glory - halibut (last year Selby released a 20-pound flattie that he landed on 12-pound leader after it broke his rod), barred surfperch, needlefish, spotfin croaker, yellowfin croaker, mackerel, corbina - or something, shall we say, a little less highly prized - lobster, rock crab, mussels, kelp, the bottom.
Usually it's a result of surf-casting too far, which can yield plenty of perch but not many corbina.
A number of MVNOs offer services in Russia, including Corbina, Central Telegraph, Matrix Mobile and Megatel.