FishBase - Glossary Term starting with S

Glossary term starting with S

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Saba hiraki boshi
Sabertooth fishes
Sablefishes
sac fry
sacculus
saddle
safe biological limit
sagitta
sagittal crest
sagittiform
sailing trawl
sailor's purse
Salaka
Salamanderfishes
salinity
saliva
salmin
salmon bellies
Salmonids
salps
salt burn
salt cod
salt cured
Salt cured fish
Salt fish
salt lake
salt round fish
salt wedge
Salt-bulk
saltation
saltatory
saltatrix swimming
Saltfish
Saltfisk
salting
saltwater
Salzfisch
Salzling
samlet
sample
San Diego State University Fish Collection, California
San Francisco State University Vertebrate Museum, California
San Jose State University, California
sanctuary
sand
sand beach
Sand eel
Sand lances
Sand stargazers
Sand tigers
Sandburrowers
Sanddivers
Sandfishes
Sandfishes or sand gobies
Sandperches
Sandy Hook Marine Laboratory, Northeast Fisheries Center, New Jersey
sanguinivorous
saprophagy
sarcophagy
Sardellenpaste
Sardines
sargassum
sashimi
satellite
satellite species
satellites
Sauerlappen
Saurer Hering
Sauries
Savu Sea
Savusilakka
Savustettu rasvasilli
Saw sharks
saw-snout
Sawfishes
Sawtooth eels
scalation
scale
scale count above and below the lateral line
scale counts
scale fish
scale formula
scale pocket
scale reading
scale-eating
Scaleless black dragonfishes
scales above and below lateral line
scaling
scaly
Scaly dragonfishes
scaphium
scapula
scapular
scapular area
scapulo-coracoid
scare line
scarified
scarp
Scats
scavenger
Schaefer model
scheda
Schellfisch Suppe
Schelvis hutspot in blik
Schilbid catfishes
Schillerlocken
school
School of Oceanography
schoolie
schooling
Schreckstoff
scientific cruise
scientific name
scintillon
sclera
scleral cartilage
sclerite
scleroblast
sclerotic bones
scoliosis
scombrotoxic fishes
scombrotoxin
scombrotoxism
scoop net
scoop seine
Scoophead sharks
scooping gear
Scorpionfishes or rockfishes
Scotch cured herring
scotophilia
scouting
scraper
scraping
Screwed fish
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla
scrod
scroll valve
SCUBA
Sculpins
sculptured
scum net
scutatus stage
scute
scutes
Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Sea beef
Sea cabbage
Sea catfishes
sea channel
Sea chubs
sea farming
sea floor
sea food
Sea of Azov
Sea of Marmara
Sea of Okhotsk
sea ranching
sea run
sea serpent
Sea toads
sea valley
sea water
Seadevils
Seamoths
seamount
seamount chain
seamount group
seamount range
seamount(s)
sean
Searobins
seasonal astatic
seasonal closure
Seaweed meal
Secchi disc
secondary division
secondary female
secondary freshwater fishes
secondary gonochorism
secondary homonym
secondary male
secondary production
secondary scale
secondary scales
secretory
section
secular
secundum
sediment shoreline
seed
segmentation
segmented
segmented ray
segmented yolk
seiche
seine
seine netting
seine rope
selection
selective breeding
selective fishery
selectivity
self-feeder
self-sustaining population
semelparity
semelparous
semi-
Semi-dry
semi-intensive culture
Semi-preserves
semibuoyant
semicircular ear canal
seminal vesicle
semipelagic
senescent fishery
senescent period
senior homonym
senior synonym
sensory
sensory canal
sensu
sensu latu
sensu stricto
separate
separating
separation from the group
separatum
septum
sequential hermaphrodite
sequential key
serial spawning
series
serology
serous membrane
serrae
serrate
serration
server
sessile
seston
sestonophagy
set net
seta
setaceous
setiform
setline
Seto Naikai or Inland Sea
setting
settled species
settlement
settlement stage
seu
Sevastopol Experimental Design Bureu for Underwater Investigation
Seviche
Sevici
sewage
sex inversion
sex ratio
sexual behaviour
sexual dichotomy
sexual dichromatism
sexual dimorphism
sexual hooklet
sexual parasite
sexual selection
shack fishing
shackle
Shads
shagreen
shallow epipelagic
shallow lagoon floor
shallow pass
shamateurs
Shanghai Fisheries University
Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai, China
shank
shared stock
Shark catfishes
sharks
shattered packed
Sheatfishes
shelf
shelf break
shelf fauna
shelf life
shelf stowage
shelf waters
shelf-edge
shell
shell-gland
Shellears
shellfish
shelter brooder
Shidal sutki
shield
Shioboshi
Shiokara
shipwreck
shoal
shoaling fish
shoals
shocking
shore area
Shore labrador
shore seine
shore species
shore weir
Shortnose chimaeras or ratfishes
shotten
Shottsuru
shoulder
shoulder girdle
shoulder organ
shouldered
Shredded cod
shut-off seine
sib selection
sibling
sibling species
sic
Sicklefishes
side trawler
sieve netting
sigmoid heart
sign stimulus
silage
sill
silo
silo culture
silt flat
Silver cured herring
Silversides
simple
simple ray
simulation
simultaneous hermaphrodite
simultaneous hermaphroditism
Sinaeng
sinciput
sine
sine numero
sine typo
Singapore Strait
single oviparity
single species model
sinistral
sinking feed
sinousity
siphonophores
siphons
sipunculids
Sisorid catfishes
sister group
size distribution
size frequency
size frequency distribution
size limit
size-at-age
size-at-first-maturity
Skagerrak
Skates
skeletal system
skeleton
skimming net
skin
skin brooder
skin fold
skinless fish
skinned fish
skirt-shaped
Skivsill
Skriggled codfish
skull
SL
slab rubble
slab-sided
slacked fish
Slana pasta od inçuna
slat
Sleepers
Slender shad
Slickheads
slime
slime pore
Slimeheads
Slimys
slink
Slipmouths
slipping
Slop
slope
slope waters
slot limit
slough
Slovak National Museum, Czechoslovakia
slumping
slunker
small-scale fishery
Smelt-whitings
Smelts
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
smoke drying
smoke flavour
Smoked fish
smokeless smoking
Smokie
smolt
smoltification
Smooth skates
snagging
Snaggletooths
Snake eels
Snake mackerels
Snakeheads
snap net
snap netting
Snappers
snapping
snare
snatch block
sneak spawner
sneaking
sneaky male
Snipe eels
Snipefishes and shrimpfishes
snood
Snooks
snout
snout length
snout to vent length
Soboro
soft cured
soft ray
soft release
soft roe
soft water
software
Soldierfishes
Soles
solitary
Solomon Gundy
Solomon Sea
somactid
somite
somites
sonar
sonic muscles
sonic scattering
Sopa de arinca
Sopa de eglefino
sore or ulcer
sound
sound channel
sound scattering layer
sound velocity
Soupe d'églefin
sour fish
souse
soused
Soused herring
Soused pilchards
South African Institute of Aquatic Biodiversity
South African Museum, Cape Town
South Atlantic Bight
South Atlantic Ocean
South Australian Museum, Adelaide
South China Sea (Nan Nai)
South Pacific Ocean
Southeast Fisheries Center, Florida
Southeastern Louisiana, University Fish Museum, Louisiana
Southern Africa
Southern Arkansas University
Southern flounders
Southern sandfishes
sp.
Spadefishes
Spanish fish
spate
spatial and temporal closures
spatial closure
spatial data
spatulate
spawn
spawned out
spawner-recruit relationship
spawner-to-spawner ratio
spawning
spawning aggregation
spawning ascent
spawning biomass
spawning box
spawning can
spawning channel
spawning check
spawning escapement
spawning fish
spawning fishery
spawning frequency
spawning ground
spawning migration
spawning pond
spawning ropes
spawning rush
spawning spread
spawning stock
spawning stock biomass
spawning substrate
speciation
species
species aggregate
species diversity
species diversity index
species epithet
species flock
species inquirenda
species name
species nova
species richness
species-group name
specific growth rate
specific name
specimen
speciose
Speckfisch
spectacle
spectroscopy
Spekbokking
Spelding
speleophil
spent fish
sperm
sperm competition
sperm packet
sperm sac
sperm sinus
spermatheca
spermatic crypt
spermation
spermatogonia
spermatophore
spermatozeugmata
spermatozoa
spermozeugma
sphenoid
Sphenophyta
sphenopterotic ridge
spheroidine
spice cure
Spice cured fish
spicule
spider web bait
Spikefishes
Spillånga
spin fishing
spine
spine length
spinescent
spinescent gill rakers
spiniform
spinning
spinoid scale
spinous
spinous rays
spinule
spinulose
Spiny basslets
Spiny dwarf catfishes
Spiny eels
Spinyfins
spiracle
spiral valve
Spirochaetae
spit
splanchnocranium
splash net
splayed claspers
Splendid perches
splice
splint
Split cure herring
Split fish
splitting
spoon
sporadic fishes
sporadic freshwater fishes
sport fish
sport fishing
spot
spotter plane
spragg
spreadsheet
spring breakup
spring hole
spring overturn
spring runoff
spring tide
spur
sqaw net
squalene
Squaloid
Squalomorphii
squamation
squamatology
squamula
square brackets
Squareheads or angler catfishes
Squaretails
Squatinoid
squatinoid caudal fin
Squeakers or upside-down catfishes
squids
Squirrelfishes
Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart
Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden
Staatliches Museum Wiesbaden
Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum
Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum, Braunschweig
stab net
stakeholder
Stale dry fish
stalked eye
stalked eyes
stalking
stall
standard length
standard metabolism
standing crop
standing stock
standing water
stank
stapedial foramen
stapediocarotid foramen
starboard
Stargazers
Starry moray
startling
statement of a type locality
static gear
static tank
stationary
statistical variation
statolith
status quo
Statutary Fishing Rights
stay
steak
steaks
Stegt sild i marinade
Steikt sild
Steinbeißer
stellate
stem group
stemodaeum
steno-
stenobaric
stenobathic
stenobenthic
stenohaline
stenokous
stenophagy
stenosaline
stenothermal
stenotypic
stern chasers
stern trawler
Steurharing
Sticklebacks and tubesnouts
sting
Sting rays
stinging
stinging spine
stippled
stitched
stochastic
stochastic forces
stock
stock assessment
stock enhancement
stock fish
stock pond
stock recruitment models
stock recruitment relationship
stock structure
Stocker
Stockfish
stocking
stocking density
stocking rate
Stoker
stomach
stomatopods
stomodeal denticles
stop netting
storage pond
stow net
straddling stock
straggler
strai
straight gut
strain
strait
Strait of Gibraltar
Straits fish
stratification
stratified sampling
stratoconia
stratum germinativum
straying
streak spawning
streaked
streaker
streaking
stream
stream bed
Stream catfishes
stream oder
stream weir
streamflow
streamlet
stretched measure
stretched mesh
striate
striated
striated gut
striated rays
stridulation
strip
stripe
stripping
structural diversity
structured design
Structured Query Language
struvite
stunted
Sturgeons
Stückenfisch
styliform
stylophthalmoid
sub
sub-tropical convergence zone
subadult
subbottom reflection
subcarinate
subcutaneous
subcutis
subequal
subestuary
subethmoid fossa
subfamily
subfamily name
subgeneric name
subgenus
subjective synonym
sublethal
sublittoral
submarginal
submarine geomorphology
submarine valley
submarine well
submerged earthform
submergence
submersible traveling screen
submetacentric
submissive behavior
subnasal fenestrae
subocular
subopercle
suborbicular
suborbital
suborbital depth
suborbital shelf
suborbital width
subordinate taxon
subpopulation
subsequent designation
subsequent monotypy
subsistance culture
subsistence fisheries
subsistence fishery
subspecies
subspecies name
subspecific name
substrate
subtelocentric
subterminal
subterminal margin
subterminal mouth
subterminal notch
subtidal
subtribe
subtropical
subtropical convergence
subulate
subyearling
succession
successional facilitation
successional inhibition
successional tolerance
sucker
Suckers
sucking disk
suction pump
suctorial
suffusion
Sugar cured fish
sulcate
sulcus
Sulu Sea
Summer cod-fish
Summer fish
summerkill
Sun-dried fish
Sunfishes
Suolatu kuivattu kalanmäti
super
superchilling
superciliary
superfamily name
superfetation
superficial ophthalmic nerve foramina
superior
superior mouth
superior taxon
supermale
supernumerary
superolateral
supplemental bone
supplementation
suppressed work
supra
supra-orbital crests
supracleithrum
suprageneric
supramaxilla
supraoccipital
supraoccipital crest
supraoccipital process
supraocular
supraoral
supraorbital
supraorbital canal
supraorbital crest
suprapelos
suprapreopercle
suprapsammon
supratemporal canal
surface feeder
surface layer
Surfperches
Surgeonfishes
surimi
surplus
surplus production
surplus production model
Sursild
Surume
Sushi
suspension feeder
suspensiphagy
suspensorium
suspensory bone
sustainability
sustainable catch
sustainable development
sustainable fishing
sustainable use
sustainable yield
Sutki
suture
Suutarin lohi
Swallowers
swamp
Swamp-eels
sweating
Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm
Sweepers
swim bladder
swim-up fry
swimmerets
swimming speed
swinging sickness
swivel
swollen belly or ascites
Swordfishes
symbiosis
symmetrical
sympatric
symphyseal fangs
symphyseal knob
symphysial groove
symphysis
symplesiomorphy
sympletic
synapomorphy
synchronous hermaphrodite
synchronous hermaphroditism
synchronous ovary
synchronous spawning
syncranium
synecology
synonym
synonymy
synopsis
syntopic
syntype
systematics
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