Atlantic halibut

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Synonyms for Atlantic halibut

largest United States flatfish

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Gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonist raises plasma concentrations of progestogens and enhances milt fluidity in male Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus).
The retinas of larval Atlantic halibut and adults of the related species--winter flounder--are dominated by the so-called "green cones" (Evans et al.
By 2002, Canada's cod industry was not alone in its demise: Pacific sardine, haddock, Bering wolfish, Atlantic halibut, and yellowtail flounder all were on the international endangered-species list.
DFO has successfully demonstrated that its management approach for the Canadian Atlantic halibut fishery will protect the fish stock far into the future," said Dr.
Some species have become critically endangered, including the common sturgeon and common skate, as well as the angel shark, leatherback turtle and Atlantic halibut.
Population structure and movement information is needed for management of several other high latitude fisheries including Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus), Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) and Greenland turbot (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) (Godo and Haug, 1988; Shimada and Kimura, 1994; Albert, 2002).
Fish to be avoided include Atlantic cod (right), Atlantic halibut, Atlantic salmon, haddock, plaice and tuna.
Atlantic halibut are virtually extinct, and Atlantic swordfish average only 90 pounds now versus 266 in 1966.
As of April 22, Atlantic halibut, grey sole, skate, and others will no longer be offered.
The fish to avoid, say Greenpeace, are: Atlantic cod, Dover sole, haddock, European hake, Atlantic halibut, marlin, monkfish, plaice, tropical prawns, Atlantic salmon, sharks (including dogfish), skates and rays, swordfish and several varieties of tuna, including albacore, bigeye, bluefin and yellowfin.
1999) who observed greater discard mortality among the smallest sizes classes of longline-caught Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) and cod (Gadus morhua), respectively.
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