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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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, 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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There's hot reef fishing for mutton snapper, sails and kingfish all up and down the Keys.
The monogeneans Zeuxapta seriolae and Benedenia seriolae have been reported as the main parasitic problems of farmed kingfish (Ogawa & Yokoyama, 1998; Montero et al.
Sofia said of her selection: Cooking kingfish for Luke, the crown prince of kingfish, was a gamble evidently one that paid off
The Fisheries Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) will enforce a ban on catching kingfish with nets in the local waters from August 15.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries issued this decision to maintain stocks of kingfish, regularize the fishing operation, avoid depletion of kingfish stocks and reducing pressure on catching them to ensure balance between stocks and caught quantities.
Muscat: A two-month ban on the catch of kingfish in the Sultanate waters during the fish's reproduction season in 2016 will start from August 15 and continue up to October 15, 2016.
Therefore, the South Atlantic component of the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP-SA), as part of its Coastal Survey (a long-term, fishery-independent, shallow-water trawl survey from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina), began collecting stomachs from 3 common species of Sciaenidae; weakfish (Cynoscion regalis), southern kingfish (Menticirrhus americanus), and Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus).
17 October 2014 - US private investment firms Altamont Capital Partners and Kingfish Group unveiled on Friday a majority equity stake in domestic emergency rooms and urgent care clinics operator Legacy ER & Urgent Care.
Varghese Chandy, who supplies fish to restaurants in Doha, said, oeThe price of kingfish was considerably lower at QR22 a kg on Tuesday as the Saudi traders kept off this variety.
The seizure of young fishes of species like sherry, hammour, kingfish, cole, pomfret and gish came in the first month of a year-long drive to protect the dwindling population of 14 popular fish species.
I HAVE taken the opportunity to look at the picture and I'm convinced that it is a Kingfish, not particularly dangerous but very tasty.
Lucia's son Mike tells how Kingfish kept a picture of Mussolini hanging in his pool hall, but on the day that Italy declared war on the United States in 1941, Kingfish--worried that he might call the combined might of the American armed forces down about his ears--hurriedly took the picture down.