Porpoise might also prey on Pacific tomcod
, longfin smelt, capelin, snake prickleback, crangon shrimp, pink shrimp, and mysids.
Hudson River tomcod
have experienced rapid evolutionary change in the 50 to 100 years since release of these contaminants," the researchers said in their paper.
Utilization of the Hackensack River by the Atlantic tomcod
The entire life cycle of tomcod
occurs within or in close proximity to their natal estuaries.
Maternal effects vary between source populations in the Atlantic tomcod
This is consistent with Wirgin's findings in Atlantic tomcod
KEY WORDS: Microgadus tomcod
, Atlantic tomcod
, Hudson River estuary, growth
Pacific lamprey, cephalopods, rex sole, Pacific herring, rockfishes, Pacific tomcod
, and salmonids made up less than 10% frequency of occurrence for all sites in Oregon combined, 1983-96 (Riemer and Brown (24)).
Between Shaktoolik and Cape Denbigh, by Malikfik Bay and the Sineak River, and by Moses Point, belugas follow the tomcod
as they approach the shore with the rising tide in evening.
Try a variation of baits - from live sardines or anchovies to small mackerel, herring (queenfish) or Tomcod
(white croaker), if you can find them, to frozen grunion or fresh-dead squid (for a true color buy from fish markets that offer it as table fare, not from bait shops) to plastic lures.
2 (Trachurus synimetricus) Codfishes: family Gadidae Pacific tomcod
mummichog, six percent, striped searobin and bay anchovy, each four percent, with white perch, tomcod
, winter flounder, American eel, and blackfish making up the remaining five percent.
Belugas are also seen in the area near Tyonek in November, feeding on tomcod
, Microgadus proximus.
Belugas eat a variety of fishes, including arctic cod, arctic char, tomcod
(Elginus gracilis), herring (Clupea pallasi), capelin (Mallotus villosus), and smelt (Osmerus mordax), all of which have been found in beluga stomachs.
The technique is to toss a live sardine or anchovy overboard, let it sink 20 to 50 feet and pray a mackerel or Tomcod
(another trash fish) doesn't snag the bait before a tasty salmon has a shot at it.