Beaked salmon

Gonorynchus gonorynchus is a beaked salmon of the family Gonorynchidae, found on temperate continental shelves worldwide.

The beaked salmon (also beaked sandfish) are a type of long thin gonorynchiform ray-finned fish that live on sandy bottoms near shorelines. The approximately five known species are all in the single genus Gonorynchus (sometimes spelled Gonorhynchus) of the family Gonorynchidae (sometimes spelled Gonorhynchidae). More

Beaked salmons are fished commercially in some areas. The flesh of Gonorynchus greyi, found around Australia and New Zealand, is reported to be "firm and of good flavour". More

The Beaked Salmon is sandy coloured on the back and upper body, and pale below. It occurs in coastal bays and estuaries to deep offshore, in temperate marine waters. More

Use beaked salmon in a SentenceSee images of beaked salmonSearch beaked salmon on the Web–noun sandfish (def. 2). Baked Salmon Healthy, Easy, Free Recipes. Find Baked Salmon Here. www.mealtime. More

beaked salmon - fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sandGonorhynchus gonorhynchus, sandfishmalacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygiigenus Gonorhynchus, Gonorhynchus - slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and More

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Image: A Beaked Salmon trawled on the NORFANZ expedition - Add comment Add tags A Beaked Salmon trawled on the NORFANZ expedition Description A Beaked Salmon trawled during the NORFANZ expedition at a depth of 80 More

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Order : Gonorynchiformes
Family : Gonorynchidae
Genus : Gonorynchus
Species : Gonorynchus gonorynchus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766