FishBase - Glossary Term starting with M

Glossary term starting with M

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Mackerel sharks
Mackerels
macro-
macro-algae
macrobenthos
macroclimate
macrofauna
macrophagous
macrophthalmia
macrophyte
macrophytes
macroplankton
macrosmatic
Madeira
Madura anchovy
Mahseer
maiden
mainframe
mainstream flow
maintenance food consumption
Makassar fish
Makassar Strait
Malacca Strait
malar
malar thorns
malassol
Mam-ruot
Mammalia
mammose
mandible
mandible length
mandibular symphysis
Manefishes
mangrove
Mannitol
Manta rays and devil rays
many deep passes/open atoll
map
marbled
Marbled catfishes
Marblefishes
margin
marginal habitat
marginaria
mariculture
Marinade
marinate
marine
marine notch
Marine Protected Area
marine realm
Marine Research Section
Marine Science Institute of Andalusia (ICMAN)
marine snow
Marinerad stekt sill
Marinoitu silakkarulla
mark-recapture study
marked
marketable size
marsh
marsupium
masculinisation
mass selection
mating
mating event
mating scars
mating system
Matje cured herring
matje herring
matriachal family
matriarch/patriarch family
matrix
matroclinous inheritance
matrotrophic viviparity
Matthiessen's ratio
Mattie
maturation
maturity
matutinal
Mauthner's axon
maw bladder
maxilla
maxillary
maxillary extension
maxillary length
maximum age
maximum economic yield
maximum equilibrium catch
maximum length
maximum potential yield
maximum standing crop
maximum sustainable yield
maximum weight
maximum yield-per-recruit
Meander
mechano-receptor
Meckel's cartilage
medial
medial cartilage
medial view
median
Median effective concentration
median fin
median fins
median length
Median lethal concentration
median predorsal scales
median valley
medicated feed
mediolateral
Mediterranean cure
Mediterranean Sea
medithermal
medulla oblongata
medusa
Medusafishes
megadiversity countries
megalopa
Megamouth sharks
megaplankton
Meikotsu
meiobenthos
meiofauna
meiolecithal
meiosis
Meji
Melanesia
melanin
melaniridosome
melanistic
melanocyte
Melanonids
melanophore
meltwater
membrane
Memorial University, Department of Biology, Newfoundland
Memphis State University Museum of Zoology, Tennessee
Menhadens
menisicus
mental
mental barbel
menu
merchantable
mere
meristic
meristic characters
Merluccid hakes
mermaid
mermaid's purse
mero-
meroblastic
meromictic
meropelagic
meroplankton
Mersin
mesentery
mesethmoid
mesh gauge
mesh selection
mesh size
mesiad
mesial
meso-
mesocoracoid
mesohaline
mesolecithal
mesonephros
mesopelagic
mesophythmile
mesopterygium
mesorchium
mesosaline
mesothelial
mesotrophic
mesovarium
meta-
metabolic rate
metabolism
metacentric
metadata
metadatabase
metalimnion
metamere
metamerism
metamorphosis
metencephalon
metonym
metric ton
micro-climate
microatoll
microatolls
microbenthos
microencapsulated diets
microfauna
microhabitat
Micronesia
microorganisms
microphagous
micropredator
microprobe analysis
micropyle
microsatellite
microsmatic
microsquamose
microtag
mid-brain
mid-oceanic ridge
midbrain
Middle Atlantic Bight
midgut
midocean ridge
midwater
midwater pair trawl
midwater trawl
Midwestern State University
Miettes
Migaki nishin
migrating
migration
mild cured fish
mild smoked fish
Milker herring
Milkfish
milleporine
milt
milt sauce
milter
Milwaukee Public Museum, Wisconsin
mimetic
mimic
minced fish
minimum biological acceptable level
minimum landing size
minimum mesh size
minimum size
Minimum Viable Population
minnow
Minnows or carps
minor commercial
Miocene
Mirin
misidentification
misreporting
Mississippi Museum of Natural History, Mississippi
Mississippi State University, Mississippi
Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri
mitochondria
mitochondrial DNA
mitosis
mixed fishery
mixohaline
mixolimnion
mixoplankton
mixosaline
moat
moat and depression
modal
modal size
mode
model population
modem
moist pellet
Mojama
Mojarras
molar
molariform
Molas
Mollusca
molluscs
Moluha
Molukka Sea
monandric
monandry
Monikendammer
monk
mono-
Monocotyledoneae
monoculture
monocyclic fish
monoecious
monogamy
monognathic
monomictic
monomorphic
monophagous
monophyletic
monosex
monospecific
monospondylous
monospondylous precaudal vertebrae
monospondylous-diplospondylous transition
monotelic
monothetic key
monotypic
monotypy
montane
moochim
mooching
Mooneyes
Moonfish
Moonfishes or fingerfishes
Moorish idol
Moray eels
Morid cods
morph
morphology
morphometric
morphometric character
morphometric characters
mortality
morula
Morwongs
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, California
mother ship
Mother-of-pearl
mottled
mountain processes
mouth
mouth brooder
mouth brooding
mouth width
Mozambique Channel
MS-222
muciferous
mucin
mucophagy
mucosal fold
mucous canal
mucous gland
mucous membrane
mucronate
mucus
mud
Mud fish
mud taste
muddy flavour
Mudminnows
Mullets
multicuspid
multicuspidate
multimedia system
multiserial
multitasking
multivoltate
muria
Murphy's Law
Murray State University, Kentucky
Musci
Musée d'Histoire naturelle, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
Musée d'Histoire naturelle, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Musée Guimet d'Histoire naturelle de Lyon
Musée Océanographique, Monaco
Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren
Musée zoologique de l'Université Pasteur et de la Ville de Strasbourg
Museo civico di Storia naturale "Giacomo Doria", Genova, Italy
Museo civico di Storia naturale, Carmagnola, Italy
Museo civico di Storia naturale, Milano
Museo civico Storia naturale, Verona, Italy
Museo de Ciencias Naturales
Museo di Storia naturale dell'Università, Firenze, Italy
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid
Museu Bocage, Lisboa
Museu de Biologia, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Museu municipal do Funchal (Natural History), Madeira, Portugal
Museul de Istorie Naturala "Grigore Antipa"
Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Bordeaux
Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Geneve
Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, La Rochelle
Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Saint-Denis, Ile de La Réunion, France
Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Zoologisches Museum, Berlin
Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
Museum of Natural History, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland
Museum of Nature at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Museum of the Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Museum of Zoology, Lund, Sweden
Museum of Zoology, University of Bergen
Mustard herring
mutagen
mutualism
myelenocephalon
myelin
Müllerian mimicry
myomere
myomere count
myomere formula
myomeres
myoseptum
myotome
Myriapoda
mysids
myxopterygium
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