pomfret

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pomfret

1. any of various fishes of the genus Stromateidae of the Indian and Pacific oceans: valued as food fishes
2. any of various scombroid fishes, esp Brama raii, of northern oceans: valued as food fishes
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The total of 587 and 584 individuals were collected for black pomfret and frigate tuna, respectively.
This paper studies the age and growth characteristics of black pomfret and frigate tuna in the Taiwan Strait, and discusses the changes in population dynamics by comparison with previous studies.
The black pomfret and frigate tuna were sampled by lighting purse seine monthly in the Taiwan Strait from April 2005 to March 2006 (Fig.
The analysis showed that the exponent b of black pomfret was close to 3.0, which indicated that its growth was isometric, while b of frigate tuna was a little bigger than 3.0, though it was in the range 2.5-3.5.