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Brevoortia tyrannus
Menhaden Men*ha"den, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American marine fish of the Herring familt (Brevoortia tyrannus), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead, whitefish, etc.

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- Menhaden, also known as mossbunker and bunker, are forage fish of the genera Brevoortia and Ethmidium, two genera of marine fish in the family Clupeidae. Menhaden...
- The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a North American species of fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. Atlantic menhaden are found in the North...
- The Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) is a small marine filter-feeding fish belonging to the family Clupeidae. The range of Gulf menhaden encomp****es...
- are of commercial importance, e.g. in the genus Alosa (river herrings), Brevoortia (menhadens), and Hilsa. The Shad Foundation Shad Planking, a Virginia...
- Commercially important species of the Clupeidae include the Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), the Atlantic and Baltic herrings (Clupea harengus), the Pacific...
- Agavoideae Diamena Ravenna Brodiaeoideae Dichelostemma ****h (including Brevoortia, Dipterostemon, Stropholirion) Lomandroideae Dichopogon ****h (may be...
- the most important prey of the blacktip shark is the Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus), followed by the Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus)...
- will also eat cephalopods, particularly squid. Menhaden of the genus Brevoortia can be an important prey item where common, and jellyfish and larger plankton...
- Y Atlantic goliath grouper Epinephelus itajara Y Y Atlantic menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus Y Y Atlantic moonfish Y Y Atlantic needlefish Y Y Y Atlantic...
- Finescale menhaden (Brevoortia gunteri) Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) Yellowfin menhaden (Brevoortia smithi) Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) Atlantic...
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