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Synonyms for weakfish

lean flesh of food and game fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States

food and game fish of North American coastal waters with a mouth from which hooks easily tear out

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Preliminary estimates of spawning frequency and batch fecundity of striped weakfish, Cynoscion strictus, in coastal waters off Buenos Aires province Fishery Bulletin.
And it is far from ideal if you're a recreational angler who fishes for striped bass, bluefish, or weakfish the holy trinity of game fish on the Eastern Seaboard, all of which prey on menhaden.
In the end it was not the wily spotted weakfish but a pair of ladyfish that made my day and won my dime.
Mycobacteria were recovered from Atlantic menhaden, white perch, blueback herring, largemouth bass, mummichog, striped killifish, summer flounder, weakfish, and spot (Table 1).
Nineteenth-century scientists, partly drawing on the knowledge of generations of fishermen, concluded that menhaden, members of the same family as herring and shad, were essential to the diet of almost all Atlantic predatory fish, including bluefish, cod, haddock, halibut, mackerel, weakfish, striped bass, swordfish, king mackerel, and tuna, as well as many marine birds and mammals, including porpoises and toothed whales.
We have recently shown that we can do so with a natural, wild population of weakfish (Cynoscion regalis).
The result is guide to 51 fresh and saltwater fish from American Grayling to Weakfish that predators with whippy rods pursue.
We'd go fishing on the bay, he'd catch a weakfish or a flounder, usually a throwback, and he'd say, `Take a good look at this fish.
His new pattern, the Jiggy is another conceptual design that is currently one of the hottest small baitfish flies on the mid-Atlantic Coast for striped bass, bluefish, false albacore, bonito, and weakfish.
Geographic and historic variations in growth of weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, in the Middle Atlantic Bight.
Eggs and early larvae of the bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchilli, and the weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, in lower Chesapeake Bay, with notes on associated ichthyoplankton.