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see codcod,
member of the large family Gadidae, comprising commercially important food fishes. The family, whose members are found in the N Atlantic and Pacific, includes the tomcods, the haddock, and the pollacks (or pollocks).
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2013 in Esker Creek and Grand Wash River, and 2012 salmon run data, coho salmon, Pacific tomcod, snake prickleback, northern rock sole, crangon shrimp, pink shrimp, mysids, and dungeness crab were identified as potential prey species for Yakutat beluga.
This allows the tomcod to survive, "but they still accumulate PCBs in their bodies and pass them on to whatever eats them," Hahn said.
the shortnose sturgeon, Atlantic sturgeon, American eel, blueback herring, hickory shad, alewife, American shad, rainbow smelt, Atlantic tomcod, white perch, striped bass; and white catfish, Figure 43) are or have been commercially and/or recreationally important, primarily as food for humans.
Haertel and Osterberg (1967) report that Pacific tomcod were a common species in their survey of estuarine fish in the 1960s (both juveniles and older fish), and Dawley et al.
Within the Hudson River estuary, juvenile and adult tomcod are seasonally distributed over 145 miles of Hudson River from the Battery at RM 1 to Albany at RM 145 (Klauda et al.
There were many species of fish that were unique to SAG including the American eel (Anguilla rostrata), oyster toadfish (Opsanus tau), rock gunnel (Pholis gunnellus), and Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod).
Atlantic tomcod from the Hudson have 100-fold higher levels of PCBs than fish caught in cleaner rivers," he says.
ABSTRACT: The effects of a large, municipal pier on the growth of young-of the-year (TOY) Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod) was investigated in two 10-d experiments conducted in the Hudson River estuary.
40)), including eulachon, staghorn sculpin, Pacific herring, starry flounder, and other flatfish, smelts, lamprey, juvenile salmonids, Pacific tomcod, American shad, surfperch (Embiotocidae), northern anchovy, and Pacific whiting (Riemer and Brown (24); Browne et al.