1. A map line connecting all points having same light intensity.
4. 1) The eggs of fishes (and other aquatic organisms), 2) to lay (and fertilize) eggs in the process of reproduction.
6. One of the red algae, washed and dried and eaten as delicacy; also used for animal feeding stuffs in Scandinavia.
8. a young bird that has recently left the nest and become capable of flight, but is usually still under the care of an adult bird.
9. Double membranes meeting in the midline above and below the viscera formed by the serous membranes in the peritoneal and pericardial cavities. The mesentery in the pericardial cavity disappears during embryonic development and most the ventral mesentery is lost in the peritoneal cavity except for falciform and gastrohepatic ligaments.
12. Fixation of the eye on an object while the body is rotating and the return of the eye to its normal position when the eye has rotated to its anatomical limit.
1. Native to, but not necessarily limited to an area.
2. Fishes of the Family Enoplosidae, Order Perciformes (perch-likes). See FishBase for more information on this Family.
3. (Electronic Length-Frequency Analysis) a non parametric method for estimation of growth parameters wherein a growth curve (seasonally oscillating or not) is fitted to length-frequency data, restructured such that peaks are given positive, and troughs negative points. The growth curve (and growth parameters) which accumulate the high point score are then retained.
4. According to the Code, (1) a rank of the family group below family; (2) a taxon at the rank of subfamily.
5. A sample collected at a specific location and time; may contain several specimens. More specific, the entry of a sample in a fish collection or gene bank, normally recorded with accession date and name of the donator, also documentation of a fish collection, containing one to many specimens and species, with date of receipt, ownership, donor, etc..
7. Refers to processed salted and dried small cod, used for home consumption.
10. the area in which a species is normally found.
11. An acute, v-shaped cut containing the pin bones. the cut is made through a skinned fillet along both sides of the line of the pin bones from the neck towards the tail such that both cuts meet just behind the position of the last pin bone.