Atka mackerel

The primary population of the fish is found off of the Sea of Okhotsk.

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The Atka mackerel lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 240 m environment.

The Atka mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius, is a mackerel in the family Hexagrammidae. Atka mackerel are common to the northern Pacific ocean, and are one of only two members of the genus Pleurogrammus - the other being the Arabesque greenling (Pleurogrammus azonus). More

Atka mackerel (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) is a schooling, semi-demersal species distributed from the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, throughout the Komandorskiye and Aleutian Islands, north to the Pribilof Islands, and eastward through the Gulf of Alaska to Southeast Alaska. More

and characterize an Atka mackerel nesting area in the U.S. EEZ. More information on the nesting study can be found on the Groundfish Program's Quarterly research report. More

to take the Atka mackerel CDQ during allowable seasons outside of the open access fishery in a October-November timeframe. The fish will be processed on-board the vessels and marketed through Ocean Peace Inc. and U.S. Seafood and their brokers. More

"Understanding the complex reproductive behavior of Atka mackerel is essential for conserving and managing the species," said Robert Lauth, Alaska Fisheries Science Center biologist who has been studying the species for seven years. Atka mackerel stocks are doing well. More

Atka Mackerel Fisheries in Alaska - Statewide Link to Salmon Fishery HomeLink to Herring Fishery HomeLink to Groundfish Fishery HomeLink to Shellfish Fishery HomeGo to a Species Home Page: * Link to Statewide More

Atka mackerel begin to recruit to the fishery at age 2 and many survive to 14 years. Fifty percent of the female population is estimated to have reached maturity at 31 cm (about 3.6 years old). More

The Atka mackerel was originally described under the genus Labrax, but has since been moved to Pleurogrammus. Both names are attributed to Peter Simon Pallas, who published his description of the fish in 1810, roughly a year before his death. More

Atka mackerel taken in sea lion critical habitat each year based on the assumption that the fishery is decreasing prey for sea lions. More

Atka Mackerel are an important part of the commercial fishery in Alaska since they make up about two percent of the total annual commercial groundfish catch. More

Title: Atka Mackerel tagging and ecology in the Aleutian Islands = When: 6 October 2004 Who: Susanne McDermott Bob Lauth Dan Cooper Kim Rand (Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle WA) More

Atka mackerel study points towards effectiveness of no-trawl zones NOAA Fisheries scientists, aided by fishermen, have been tagging, releasing and recovering Atka mackerel near the eastern Aleutian islands for four years, studying the potential impacts of commercial fishing on the foraging success of endangered More

Atka mackerel, a name now used only for the greenling. The two fishes are, in reality, two distinct species.3 Description - Able to live up to 14 years,4 the largest Atka mackerel recorded was 56. More

local abundance of Atka mackerel and if the trawl exclusion zones do their job in keeping prey fish such as Atka mackerel protected and available for Steller sea lions to feed on," explained Dr. Doug DeMaster, Administrator of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center. More

ATKA MACKEREL: NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Central Aleutian District of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. The 2006 Atka mackerel total allowable catch in this area is 37,000-mt. More

Atka mackerel definition ☆ Atka mackerel (at′kə) a commercially important ocean greenling (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) of the northern Pacific, esp. More

The Atka mackerel was originally described under the genus Labrax, but has since been moved to Pleurogrammus. Both names are attributed to Peter Simon Pallas, who published his description of the fish in 1810, roughly a year before his death. More

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Atka mackerel seem inactive at night, staying on or very close to the bottom when light levels are low. Only during daylight hours do they migrate up from the bottom," said NOAA scientist Dan Nichol. More

Common names

Atka mackerel in English
Atkamakrel in Danish (dansk)
Hokke in Japanese (日本語)
LÌnguas-de-cão in Portuguese (Português)
Lorcha de Okhotsk in Spanish (español)
Okhostk atka mackerel in English
Okhotsk atka mackerel in English
Terpuga in French (français)
Terpuga arabesque in French (français)
Terpuga arabesque de Okhotsk in French (français)
Yase-ainame in Japanese (日本語)
Yuzhnyi odnoperyi terpug in Russian (русский язык)
терпуг южный одноперый in Russian (русский язык)
星斑六線魚 in Mandarin Chinese
星斑六线鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
远东多线鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
遠東多線魚 in Mandarin Chinese
임연수어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Hexagrammidae
Genus : Pleurogrammus
Species : Pleurogrammus azonus
Authority : Jordan & Metz, 1913