Haddock

Haddock

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The haddock or offshore hake is a marine fish distributed on both sides of the North Atlantic. Haddock is a popular food fish and is widely fished commercially.The haddock is easily recognized by a black lateral line running along its white side (not to be confused with pollock which has the reverse, i.e. white line on black side) and a distinctive dark blotch above the pectoral fin, often described as a "thumbprint" or even the "Devil's thumbprint" or "St. Peter's mark."The halfbeaks (family Hemiramphidae) are a geographically widespread and numerically abundant family of epipelagic fish inhabiting warm waters around the world. The family Hemiramphidae is divided into two subfamilies, the primarily marine Hemiramphinae and the freshwater or estuarine Zenarchopterinae. The halfbeaks are named for their distinctive jaws, in which the lower jaws are significantly longer than the upper jaws. The halfbeaks show an exceptionally wide range of reproductive modes. These include egg-laying, ovoviviparity, and true vivipary where the mother is connected to the developing embryos via a placenta-like structure. In some of the livebearing species, developing embryos are also known to exhibitshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136646889
  • 9786136646886