Atka mackerel

The Atka mackerel was originally described under the genus Labrax, but has since been moved to Pleurogrammus.

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The Atka mackerel lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 0 - 575 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

"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

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

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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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

Hard-to-study Atka mackerel are beginning to give up their secrets to determined NOAA Fisheries scientists. Alaska Fisheries Science Center researchers have trawled for Atka mackerel, monitored their horizontal movements with traditional spaghetti tags, and have observed their mating behavior with cameras. More

Use Vessel Monitoring System Transmitter for Atka Mackerel in Aleutian Islands Subarea DATES: Comments must be received by June 26, 2000. More

Show IPA Use Atka mackerel in a SentenceSee web results for Atka mackerelSee images of Atka mackerel–noun a black-banded mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius, of northern Pacific seas. More

Atka Mackerel in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands DATES: Prohibition of directed fishing for Atka mackerel with gears other than jig in the Eastern Aleutian District and the Bering Sea subarea: Effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t. More

Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska: Atka Mackerel in Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area = Federal Register, October 09, 2009 (Nbr. Vol. 74, No. 195) Rules - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Permanent Link: Id. More

The Atka mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius, is a mackerel in the family Hexagrammidae. More

Atka mackerel in these areas. NMFS is also announcing the opening and closure dates of the first and second directed fisheries within the harvest limit area (HLA) in Statistical Areas 542 and 543. More

Common names

Atka mackerel in English
Atkafisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Kitano-hokke in Japanese (日本語)
Lorcha de atka in Spanish (español)
Maquereau d'Atka in French (français)
Terpuga alperka in Polish (polski)
Terpuga atka in French (français)
ленок морской in Russian (русский язык)
терпуг северный одноперый in Russian (русский язык)
单鳍多线鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
單鰭多線魚 in Mandarin Chinese
단기임연수어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Hexagrammidae
Genus : Pleurogrammus
Species : Pleurogrammus monopterygius
Authority : Pallas, 1810