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Synonyms for tomtate

found off the West Indies and Florida

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Argentine red shrimp, Argentine stiletto shrimp, sea trout, acoupa weakfish, king weakfish and tomtate grunt were also negatively correlated with depth, but exhibited positive correlation with latitude (i.e., a southernmost distribution) (Fig.
Catch Discards Common name Species Open Closed Open Closed Red snapper Lutjanus campechanus 76.6 23.3 89.8 63.3 Vermilion Rhomboplites snapper aurorubens 11.9 33.7 2.5 2.3 Red porgy Pagrus pagrus 3.9 15.3 0.2 0.0 Gray triggerfish Batistes capriscus 1.7 7.8 5.5 18.6 Tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum 1.3 5.9 0.0 0.0 Greater amberjack Seriola dumerili 0.7 5.3 0.0 5.5 Banded rudderfish Seriola zonata 0.0 2.0 0.2 5.5 Whitebone porgy Calamus leucosteus 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 Scamp Mycteroperca phenax 0.7 1.0 0.6 1.6 Gag Mycteroperca 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8 microlepis Sharks Carcharhiniformes 0.1 0.5 0.2 1.2 Other 2.6 3.2 0.3 1.0 Table 2 Species of reef fishes that comprised <0.1% of the catch or discards observed on charter boat trips in the northern Gulf of Mexico in 2012 and 2013.
Spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosas 235.0 Seabass (genus) Diplectrum 232.9 Tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum 229.4 Orange filefish Aluterus schoepfi 227.7 Spinner shark Carcharhinus brevipinna 223.2 Spinycheek scorpionfish Neomerinthe hemingwayi 222.5 Crab (genus) Callinectes 46.8 Clearnose skate Raja eglanteria 35.7 Sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus 210.3 Rock shrimp discards Sicyonia discards 30.7 Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini 127.4 Cobia Rachycentron canadum 192.9 Twospot flounder Bothus robinsi 196.2 Leopard searobin Prionotus scitulus 191.6 Blacknose shark Carcharhinus acronotus 174.0 Bluespotted searobin Prionotus roseus 172.0 Sculptured mud crab Micropanope sculptipes 171.0 Penaeid shrimp Penaeus spp.
Distribution, abundance, and age and growth of the Tomtate, Haemulon aurolineatum, along the Southeastern United States coast.
SEFIS trap surveys: Black Sea Bass (Centropristis striata), Tomtate (Haemulon aurolineatum), Red Porgy (Pagrus pagrus), Bank Sea Bass (Centropristis ocyurus), Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus), Vermilion Snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens), Stenotomus spp., and Sand Perch (Diplectrum formosum) (Table 1).
The huge cubera was caught on spinning tackle and ate a live tomtate grunt that was intended for a cobia.
Of the 2,805 individuals used for bait, the species caught and used most often were chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus (29%); pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides (20%); and tomtate, Haemulon aurolineatum (16%).
3), three assemblages had the strongest similarities among member species, labeled here as the deepwater assemblage (blueline tilefish, snowy grouper, speckled hind, and yellowedge grouper), southern assemblage (blue runner, gray snapper, lane snapper, mutton snapper, and yellowtail snapper), and northern assemblage (bank sea bass, black sea bass, knobbed porgy, gag, gray triggerfish, greater amberjack, red porgy, red snapper, scamp, tomtate, vermilion snapper, white grunt, and whitebone porgy).
Distribution, abundance, age and growth of the Tomtate, Haemulon aurolineatum, along the southeastern United States coast.
Unidentifed snapper 79 Lutjanus synagris Lane snapper 80 Lutjanus vivanus Silk snapper 81 Ocyurus chrysurus Yellowtail snapper 82 Rhomboplites aurorubens Vermilion snapper Lobotidae, Tripletails 83 Lobotes surinamensis Tripletail Gerreidae, Mojarras 84 Gerres cinereus Yellowfin mojarra Haemulidae, Grunts 85 Anisotremus surinamensis Black margate 86 Anisotremus virginicus Porkfish 87 Haemulon album Margate 88 Haemulon aurolineatum Tomtate 89 Haemulon carbonarium Caesar grunt 90 Haemulon chrysargyreum Smallmouth grunt 91 Haemulon flavolineatum French grunt 92 Haemulon macrostomum Spanish grunt 93 Haemulon parrai Sailor's choice 94 Haemulon plumieri White grunt 95 Haemulon sciurus Bluestriped grunt 96 Haemulon spp.
The dominant species in descending order of abundance included Atlantic spadefish, Chaetodipterus faber; red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus; vermilion snapper, Rhomboplites aurorubens; hardhead catfish, Arius felis; blue runner, Caranx fusus; sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus; tomtate, Haemulon aurolineatum; and lane snapper, Lutjanus synagris.
Live pilchards hooked through the lips and freelined to the bottom will get some of the biggest snappers, as will a small, live tomtate grunt, better known in Miami as the spot grunt (it has a small black spot near its tail).
But cobia that have seen them from Panama City to Pensacola might prefer a finfish like a croaker, tomtate or mullet.
According to Bullock, scamp stomach samples have turned up a lot of vermilion snapper (beeliners) and tomtates (spots).
Palm-size pinfish, squirrelfish, tomtates and freshly procured threadfin herring are the baits of choice for these two savvy captains.