How to use Eel in a sentence
The only fresh-water fish is the eel.
In central Europe it thrives best in enclosed, preserved waters, with a clayey or muddy bottom and with an abundant vegetation; it avoids clear waters with stony ground, and is altogether absent from rapid streams. The tench is distinguished by its very small scales, which are deeply imbedded in a thick skin, whose surface is as slippery as that of an eel.
The carp and salmon tribes are the most abundant; after them rank the pike, the eel, the shad, the roach, the perch and the lamprey.
The Thames in this neighbourhood forms a long deep reach in favour with fishermen, and Eel Pie Island is a resort of boating parties.
Other species such as rockling and freshwater eel, plus occasionally a few lesser-spotted dogfish and strap conger eel, will show.Advertisement
Doctor, Doctor I think I'm an electric eel.
She had seen a giant green moray eel under an overhang.
The European eel, is it an endangered species?
There is also the legend of a huge eel, said to inhabit the underground pools.
In contrast, freshwater eel are targeted by casting small peeler crab baits 100 yards or more into the main channel.Advertisement
Also saw a ribbon eel which is also called a Ghost Moray.
The River Waveney is renowned for silver eel which can be trapped at this point.
Eel spears are the ultimate embodiment of beauty of form derived from function.
An additional cause of accidental death to otters can be drowning in eel fyke nets.
Just outside look for Spur and Grove formations - narrow canyons of corals are great for spotting grouper and the occassionally eel.Advertisement
Blue spotted rays seemed to abound on the sand here and our first sight of a free swimming moray eel.
However Antonio proved a most expert raftsman, being almost amphibious and smart as any eel.
Jigging with white and colored feathers and artificial sand eel for Pollack, mackerel and cod is successful.
Sand eel will catch turbot, flounder and bass.
The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.Advertisement
That is more than the sand eel population can stand.
Collectors refer to tulip-shaped eel spears with the saw-toothed blades as " European spears " or mud spears.
A scuba diver threw some fish food to a gigantic eel and a thresher shark.
Some of the best-known dishes are Drunken Chicken, 1000-year-old eggs, hairy crab, and braised eel.
Eel, cuttlefish, squid and octopus have also found a place in many Mediterranean kitchens.Advertisement
It flourishes upon the foothills and along the banks of water-courses, growing in dense groves which sometimes extend for miles, as beside the Eel River in Humboldt County.
Though the feast is meatless, fish entrees, such as fried eel, are served and enjoyed.
Selection of sushi includes trout, tuna, octopus, and sea urchin, as well as a variety of rolls that use ingredients like avocado, shrimp tempura, eel sauce and even raw filet mignon.
A variety of sushi rolls are offered to visitors, including avocado or vegetable rolls, tempura appetizers, as well as sushi rolls that contain salmon, yellowtail fish, shrimp and fresh water eel.
A children's menu is available with smaller portions of these dishes, and there is even a small selection of sushi items, including vegetable rolls, tuna rolls and smoked eel rolls.
Appetizers such as herring and potatoes or eel and avocado can be ordered to enjoy before indulging in entrees of a wide variety, many fish- or lamb-based.
Among the most important are the robalo (Labrax), an exquisite food fish, the tunny, eel, Spanish sardine and mangua.
Of the twenty-one species of freshwater fish, five are peculiar to the country, but none is of much economic value save the barbel and eel.
The power of giving electric shocks has been discovered also in the Gymnotus electricus (electric eel), the Malapterurus electricus, the Trichiurus electricus, and the Tetraodon electricus.
The most interesting and the best known of these singular fishes is the Gymnotus or Surinam eel.
Briefly, the chief fish of Japan are the bream (tai), the perch (suzuki), the mullet (bora), the rock-fish (hatatate), the grunter (oni-o-koze), the mackerel (saba), the sword-fish (tachi-uwo), the wrasse (kusabi), the haddock (tara), the flounder (karei), and its congeners the sole (hiranie) and the turbot (ishi-garei), the shad (namazu), the salmon (shake), the mash, the carp (koi), the funa, the gold fish (kzngyo), the gold carp (higoi), theloach (dojo), the herring (nishin) the iwashi (Clu pea melanosticta), the eel (unagi), the conger eel (anago), the coffer-fish (hako-uwo), the fugu (Tetrodon), the ai (Plecoglossus altivelis), the sayori (Heminamphus sayoni), the shark (same), the dogfish (maiiuka-zame), the ray (e), the sturgeon (chO-lame) and the maguro (Thynnus sibi).
The sushi bar is open seven days a week with salmon rolls, shrimp tempura rolls and eel avocado available to diners.
Albinos seem to be rather common; and as in other fishes (for instance, the tench, carp, eel, flounder), the colour of most of these albinos is a bright orange or golden yellow; occasionally even this shade of colour is lost, the fish being more or less pure white or silvery.
Stranger and more exotic species in the country include neon-coloured blue ribbon eel, pufferfish and boxfish and leaf scorpionfish.
Rough weirs, formed of stakes and twigs, were erected across English rivers in Saxon times for holding up the water and catching fish, and fish-traps, with iron-wire meshes and eel baskets, are still used sometimes at weirs.