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Definition of Mallotus villosus

Mallotus villosus
Mallotus Mal*lo"tus, n. [NL., fr Gr. ? fleecy.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small Arctic fishes. One American species, the capelin (Mallotus villosus), is extensively used as bait for cod.
Mallotus villosus
Capelin Cape"lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine fish (Mallotus villosus) of the family Salmonid[ae], very abundant on the coasts of Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland, and Alaska. It is used as a bait for the cod. [Written also capelan and caplin.] Note: This fish, which is like a smelt, is called by the Spaniards anchova, and by the Portuguese capelina. --Fisheries of U. S. (1884).

Meaning of Mallotus villosus from wikipedia

- The capelin or caplin (Mallotus villosus) is a small forage fish of the smelt family found in the North Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic oceans. In...
- response of Atlantic puffin Fratercula arctica to a decline in capelin Mallotus villosus abundance at the Gannet Islands, Labrador in the late 1990s. Waterbirds...
- 89–97. doi:10.2307/1438482. Vilhjálmsson, H (October 2002). "Capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the Iceland–East Greenland–Jan Mayen ecosystem". ICES Journal...
- puffins seemed more flexible and when the staple forage fish capelin (Mallotus villosus) declined in availability, they were able to adapt and feed the chicks...
- Dried Capelin (Mallotus villosus), or amm****at...
- (1983). Laminiscus n.g. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from capelin, Mallotus villosus (Müller), (Pisces: Osmeridae) in the northwest Atlantic with redescriptions...
- those previously mentioned, other fish they feed on include capelin (Mallotus villosus), smelt, sole, flounder, herring, sculpin and other types of salmon...
- reported fish eaten in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland were capelin (Mallotus villosus), Atlantic cod (Gadus morrhua), Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod)...
- 27.5 mm 1.78 mm 8.0 g (until 1996) 6.9 g (from 1996) Four capelin (Mallotus villosus) 1984 50 kr. 23 mm 2.6 mm 8.25 g Nickel br**** 70% Cu, 24.5% Zn, 5...
- pelagic amphipod Parathemisto libellula. Other fish such as capelin (Mallotus villosus) and Myoxocephalus spp., as well as other crustaceans, polychaetes...
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