Descriptive Key to the Otoliths of Gadid Fishes of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas

Kathryn J. Frost

Abstract


An illustrated key with supplementary descriptive material is presented for six species groups of gadid fishes which are of trophic importance in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas. These species include: Arctogadus spp. Drjagin, Boreogadus saida (Lepechin), Eleginus gracilis (Tilesius), Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius, Microgadus proximus (Girard), and Theragra chalcogramma (Pallas).

Keywords


Animal physiology; Animal taxonomy; Gadinae; Fishes; Beaufort Sea; Bering Sea; Chukchi Sea

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic2504

PID: http://hdl.handle.net/10515/sy5r20s11

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