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elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes

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The eggs from the brood stock spawned masses of the red cusk-eel, G.
This work was supported by the FONDEF Project D06I 1024 "Development of technologies for the production of red cusk-eel fingerlings (Genypterus chilensis)"
The pelvic fins, as a pair of filamentous rays, in Chilara taylori and Ophidion scrippsae (Basketweave Cusk-eel) (the two ophidiids with which it would most likely be confused), are inserted on the isthmus vertically under the eye.
Family Ophidiidae Brotula clarkae Hubbs, 1944 Pacific Bearded Brotula Chilara taylori (Girard, 1858) Spotted Cusk-eel Dicrolene filamentosa Garman, 1899 Threadfin Cusk-eel Lamprogrammus niger Alcock, 1891 Paperbone Cusk-eel Ophidion scrippsae (Hubbs, 1916) Basketweave Cusk-eel Spectrunculus grandis (Gunther, 1877) Giant Cusk-eel Family Bythitidae Brosphycis marginata (Ayres, 1854) Red Brotula Cataetyx rubrirostris Gilbert, 1890 Rubynose Brotula Grammonus diagrammus (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903) Purple Brotula
On the other hand, almost the entire edible fraction of codling, hake, monkfish and the pink cusk-eel was composed of crude protein (96.2-91.9% of dry matter; Table 1) as opposed to beardfish and argentine goatfish, which exhibited the lowest protein contents in their edible fractions (64.4-64.7% of dry matter).
Mean values of slope and outer shelf/shelf break species did not differ significantly (KW; P = 0.796) but the slope species, pink cusk-eel, monkfish and codling were the most valuable among the selected species (US$ 1.02, 0.97 and 0.87 [kg.sup.-1], respectively).
As of 2013, only 2 cusk-eel species were known from British Columbia in the scientific literature, and both species are represented by few museum specimens.
New cusk-eel specimens were obtained between 1999 and 2007 by Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM) staff while aboard the CCGS W.E.
Argentine hake, codling, monkfish, pink cusk-eel, sandperch and tilefish were caught mostly in slope grounds (Table 6), in spite of several of these species had exhibited high frequencies of occurrence out of this area (Table 5).
On the other hand, production model predictions for [F.sub.msy]/M produced larger values than those predicted by the age-structured models, except alfonsino and pink cusk-eel (southern stock) where the production model produced smaller estimates (Figs.
New records of 7 cusk-eels (Ophidiidae) and brotulas (Bythitidae) in coastal waters of British Columbia, Canada.
Generally, the deep-sea fishes found at the lower abyssal depths are macrourids (rat-tails) and ophidiids (cusk-eels), and at hadal depths, liparids (snailfish).