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large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations species codes are used: SWO=swordfish (Xiphias gladius); DOL=dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus); BSH=blue shark (Prionace glauca); GES=snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens); ALX=longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox); and LEC=escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum).
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations species codes are used: SWO=swordfish (Xiphias gladius); BSH=blue shark (Prionace glauca); DOL=dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus); ALX=longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox); GES=snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens); and LEC=escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum).
Albacore tuna, bigeye tuna, blue shark, shortbill spearfish, and striped marlin all showed declining CPUE trends; skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna, ono, and lancetfish showed no significant trends; and mahimahi, sickle pomfret, escolar, and snake mackerel showed increasing trends (Table 1, Figs.
When an increase in longline fishing was simulated, the biomasses of blue shark, large sharks, brown shark, bigeye tuna, yellowfin tuna, albacore, swordfish, blue marlin, and other marlins all declined; however, the biomass of mahimahi, flying squid, and lancetfish increased (Kitchell et al.
Percentage of total catch Species 1996 2006 Albacore (Thunnus alalunga) 12 2 Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) 5 4 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) 17 17 Shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris) 3 2 Blue shark (Prionace glauca) 12 10 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) 4 4 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) 4 4 Ono (Acanthocbium solandri) 1 4 Longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox) 10 20 Sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri) 5 9 Mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus) 3 7 Escolar (Lepidocybium flauobrunneum) 1 4 Snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens) 2 6 Annual Ratio of percent production change to biomass Species in CPUE (P/B) Albacore (Thunnus alalunga) -9.
Indeed, it was found to be the main cephalopod prey in all the fishes, except in bigeye tuna and lancetfish where it ranked second and third, respectively.
Squids eaten by lancetfish and tunas in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean.
Escolar Lepidocybium flavobrunneum 1208 Great barracuda Sphyraena barracuda 32 Lancetfish (LN) Alepisaurus ferox 2788 Lancetfish (SN) Alepisaurus brevirostris -- Lancetfishes Alepisaurus spp.
1) in good condition was found in the stomach of a lancetfish caught by pelagic longline on 17 May 1987 during a research cruise in the waters of the exclusive economic zone of Mauritius, western Indian Ocean.
The fork length (FL) of the lancetfish was 167 cm, its weight was 9 kg; FL of the yellowfin tuna was 37 cm and its weight was 790 g.
We have found slow-swimming animals in the stomachs of lancetfish (Zamorov et al.
3] in volume) juvenile swordfish (Xiphias gladius) from a lancetfish stomach was reported by Williams (1967).
keta) found with slash marks attributed to lancetfish likely indicate that lancetfish also prey on these fast-swimming fish (Radchenko and Semenchenko, 1996).
The jaw structure and large teeth of lancetfish allow these fish to hunt for relatively large animals.
5 body lengths per second (Brill (6)), which in the case of the tuna found in the lancetfish stomach corresponds to a rate of 48-55 cm/s.