1. Meaning middle, intermediate (prefix).
5. Any of the four longitudinal segments or portions of flesh, which has been removed from a halibut carcass by knife cuts made parallel to the backbone of the fish.
7. A mass of material carried by the blood stream, such as blood clot, air bubble, cancer or other tissue cells, fat, cardiac vegetations, clumps of bacteria, or a foreign body, until it lodges in a blood vessel and obstructs it.
8. Prefix meaning half, partly.
9. Not native; introduced from a foreign place or country. Exotics are usually from a completely different fauna and may carry diseases and parasites which native fish have no resistance to, be major predators on native species, or compete for habitat and food.
11. (prefix) Outside, outer, external.
12. Horse mackerel (Decapterus spp.) dried after soaking in special salt water, preserved for years.
13. A gully; a small, steep-sided and flat-bottomed channel in an arid area, usually dry but sometimes with permanent water.
14. Prefix meaning all, universally.
15. Worldwide simultaneous change in sea level.
2. 1)A young salmonid which has developed silvery coloring on its sides, obscuring the parr marks, and which is about to migrate or has just migrated into the sea, 2) to undergo the transformation from parr to smolt.
3. Weight of a stock or of a component of a stock, e.g., 'spawning biomass' is the combined weight of mature animals. Standing stock is an alternative term for biomass. Also, the mass of living tissues in either an individual or cumulatively across organisms in a population or ecosystem.
4. Said of a character or structure that has evolved to a less developed state from its ancestral state.
5. Flesh of white fish such as cod or haddock added to a mixture of milk, fish broth, flour or other binding ingredients and seasoning, made into balls and cooked. Marketed as semi-preserved, canned or frozen.
6. Said of a caudal fin with a longer lower lobe.
10. A short weighted plank with fish lures, controlled from shore and tending to shear outwards when pulled through the water.