Brevoortia


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[4.] Ahrenholz DW (1991) Population biology and life history of the North American menhadens, Brevoortia spp.
(1997) found that between 1991 and 1994 the most captured fish species were Brevoortia aurea (Spix, 1829); Brevoortia pectinata (Jenyns, 1842) and Genidens gmidens.
Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus): a potential vector of domoic acid in coastal Louisiana food webs.
Morphological and genetic investigations of two western Gulf of Mexico menhadens (Brevoortia spp.).
Prevalence of culture-confirmed mycobacteriosis among fish sampled from mid--Chesapeake Bay tributaries % Culture- 95% Confidence Species (n) positive interval Atlantic menhaden (287) Brevoortia tyrannus 18 13.5-22.7 Blueback herring (17) Alosa aestivalis 12 1.5-36.4 Summer flounder (26) Paralichthyes dentatus 12 2.5-30.2 Striped killifish (1) Fundulus majalis 100 2.5-100.0 Mummichog (3) F.
Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), bony, oily, inedible members of the herring family, were once simply ubiquitous from Florida to Nova Scotia, because their food source--phytoplankton, the microscopic plants that support the ocean food chain--is so widespread.
Additional events were reported on 6 and 26 August 1997, which resulted in the death of 10 000 and 2000 menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), respectively.
The whole blood used in the spiking experiments included rat blood (Harlan Bioproducts, Indianapolis, IN), dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), or menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) blood.
Surprisingly, other marine species common in 1983-1984 were also reduced in abundance (gulf menhaden, Brevoortia patronus, and sand seatrout, Cynoscion arenarius) or not collected at all in 2000 (spot, Leiostomus xanthurus, and hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus).
southeastern finfish, primarily menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), has been proposed (Burkholder and Glasgow 1997; Noga et al.
The most external zone, the lagoons and estuaries where the tide prevents stagnation and excessive increases in water temperature, is an important shelter for mollusk and crustacean larvae, and especially for the fry of fish (more than 400 species), mainly clupeids (Brevoortia), engraulids (Anchoa), sciaenids (Bairdiella and Cynoscion), ariids (Arius), centropomids (Centropomus), and others.
Among important fish species are the bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli), Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus), winter flounder (Pseudo-pleuronectes americanus), striped bass (Morone saxatilis), and weakfish (Cynoscion regalis).
Growth of juvenile Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus (Pisces: Clupeidae) in MERL mesocosms: effects of eutrophication.
(6) Family Taxon Mean length (mm) 0.202 0.333 Engraulidae Engraulidae 4.6 5.0 Clupeidae Brevoortia patronus 3.6 3.9 Clupeidae Clupeidae 2.4 1.9 Clupeidae Etrumeus teres 3.4 4.4 Clupeidae Harengula jaguana -- 5.6 Clupeidae Opisthonema oglinum 4.6 4.0 Clupeidae Sardinella aurita 4.6 6.1 Scombridae Acanthocybium solandri -- 5.1 Scombridae Auxis spp.