white croaker

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Synonyms for white croaker

silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters

small silvery marine food fish found off California

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White croaker (Genyonemus lineatus) are a commonly caught and consumed species off local fishing piers near the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor.
Group B consists of fishes with longer spawning seasons, greater b values, low RBF, smaller maximum TL, and lower age at maturity and is represented by Sand Seatrout (Cynoscion arenarius), Southern Kingfish, White Croaker, and Queenfish, a mixture of species from all 3 regions, the GOM as well as the Atlantic and Pacific.
Stomach contents showed that the white croaker Micropogonias furnieri prey on entire individuals of A.
246) However, the trustees' experts testified that they could not conclude that white croaker in the South Coast were having reproductive problems.
White croaker, Genyonemus lineatus, and flatfishes of various genera, caught over sandy sea floors, contributed 16% and 8% of the skiff catch (Miller and Gotshall, 1965).
If the catch is kingfish, shark, white croaker, sturgeon, or perch, it's a safe bet it was hauled from the bay by a low-income person of color who is planning on fish for dinner.
Sport fish such as Great Lakes trout, California white croaker, and northeastern bluefish are among the species to be avoided.
A separate vignette highlights habitat restoration among native seabirds, known as murrelets, while a third promotes safe fishing via an animated look at the white croaker, a fish at risk from DDTs and PCBs that are still found in the sand and mud on the ocean bottom.
Fecundity, batch of total, is undocumented for most southern California sciaenids with the exception of white croaker and queenfish (Love et al.
For years there were beachfront signs, now mostly gone, warning against consumption of white croaker, in particular.
Fortunately, few fish today contain that much pesticide ("Unless, of course, you happen to catch your white croaker off a fishing pier in the Los Angeles area," according to Richard Gossett of the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project).
Three additional species collected alive were represented by greater than 3,000 impinged individuals, including 5,525 topsmelt (Atherinops affinis), 4,380 white croaker (Genyonemus lineatus), and 3,721 walleye surfperch ( Hyperprosopon aregenteum).
Seasonal variations in the population structure of the white croaker Micropogonias furnieri (Desmarest, 1823) from southern Brazil.
More than 84 percent of the white croaker samples were tainted with the pesticide DDT, according to a new six-month study by Heal the Bay.
At a news conference at Santa Monica Pier, Hayden said kingfish, otherwise known as white croaker, pulled from the bay have been found to contain ``high levels of cancer-causing chemicals.