How to use Eels in a sentence
Large quantities of eels are caught in the Frisian lakes.
Salmon, lampreys and eels are caught in some of the larger rivers; trout abound in the streams of the northern provinces; but many fresh-water fish common elsewhere in Europe, including pike, perch, tench and chub, are not found.
The most valuable catches of food fish in 1904 were those of bluefish ($556,527), squeteague ($212,623), flounders ($67,159), eels ($53,832), cod ($52,710), scup ($48,068) and shad ($36,826).
Owing to the long line of coast and the numerous lakes, fishing forms an important industry, and large quantities of herrings, eels and lampreys are sent from Pomerania to other parts of Germany.
In 1086 eels were prolific in Wisbech water.Advertisement
The kinds of greatest economic value are sturgeon, shad, salmon, lampreys, eels, pike and whiting.
In the same spirit he investigated the generation of eels, which were at that time supposed, not only by the ignorant vulgar, but by "respectable and learned men," to be produced from dew without the ordinary process of generation.
The Elbe produces excellent pike, salmon and eels, its tributaries trout in considerable quantities, while the marshy ponds lying on the left bank furnish a good supply of carp, a fish held in great esteem by the inhabitants.
The wall-eyed pike taken in 1902 were valued at $16,915 (210,936 lb); white fish, $5777 (80,191 lb); pickerel, $4144 (51,711 lb); yellow perch, $ 2 575 (43,9 1 7 lb); sturgeon, $20 5 1 (1 5,59 0 lb), and suckers, $ 18 54 (37,375 lb); other varieties taken in smaller quantities included smelt, sun-fish and eels.
Buffalo-fish, paddle-fish, cat-fish, drum, crappie, black bass, rock bass, German carp, sturgeon, pike, perch, eels, suckers and shrimp inhabit the waters of the Mississippi and its tributaries, and oysters, shrimp, trout, Spanish mackerel, channel bass, black bass, sheepshead, mullet, croakers, pompano, pin-fish, blue-fish, flounders, crabs and terrapin are obtained from the Mississippi Sound and the rivers flowing into it.Advertisement
Freshwater scale-fish are mostly full of bones, but fine eels and barbel are plentiful in the rivers.
The list consists of oxen, sheep, geese, hens, honey, ale, loaves, cheese, butter, fodder, salmon and eels.
Many of these fishes delight in the mud at the bottom of ponds, in which they move like eels.
Maine markets more clams than any other state in the Union, and the catches of cod, hake, haddock, smelt, mackerel, swordfish, shad, pollock, cusk, salmon, alewives, eels and halibut are of importance.
Among European freshwater fishing-grounds, the Danube is only surpassed by the Volga; the most valuable fish being sturgeon and sterlet, mostly netted in the St George mouth; carp, often weighing 50 lb; pike, perch, tench and eels.Advertisement
At the time of the Domesday Survey there were between 400 and 500 mills in Lincolnshire; 2111 fisheries producing large quantities of eels; 361 salt-works; and iron forges at Stow, St Mary and at Bytham.
There are a few speckled trout in the mountain streams, but the commoner fish are bass, perch, catfish, crappies, pike, drum buffalo, carp, suckers and eels.
Green moray eels and French angelfish are often spotted at this site.
Other species will include coalfish, eels and pouting with peeler crab, mussel and lugworm the top baits.
Mature silver eels migrate downstream from the first stormy night in October for two weeks (Fig 3 ).Advertisement
If you use lob worms at night you will catch eels!
Not being able to see clearly added to the danger from razor sharp growths or the teeth of moray eels.
Around Scotland, sand eels form the seals ' staple diet for most of the year.
Marine life is less abundant than in tropical seas but includes grouper, rays, moray eels, turtles and octopi.
It's displays include shrimp, sharks, octopus, eels, rays and seals - with an Amazonian display including the deadly piranha.Advertisement
Steve Newell landed a couple of eels and some tiny roach for a winning 2-15 catch in the club sweepstake.
These reefs are home to sea horses, frog fish, giant sand eels and many other marine creatures.
I'll attacked by moray eels, bitten by barracudas, stung by stingrays Not if you don't attack them first.
The fresh waters of southern Asia are deficient in the typical forms of the Acanthopterygii, and are chiefly inhabited by carp, siluroids, simple or spined eels, and the walking and climbing fishes.
There were many blue ribbon eels, octopus, cuttlefish, loads of nudibranchs luxurious diving in calm, warm water !
Wily as foxes, slippery as eels, they seek to slither out from under justice Society colludes.
I'll attacked by moray eels, bitten by barracudas, stung by stingrays Not if you do n't attack them first.
He learned to harness bioelectricity from eels.
Of freshwater fish the trout of the mountain streams and the eels of the coast lagoons may be mentioned.
The marine eels, Muraenidae, are more numerous towards the Malay Archipelago than in the Indian seas.
This is all the more unfortunate as eels were the only large edible creatures found in the fresh-water lakes and rivers.
In spite of their external similarity the Gymnotidae have nothing to do with the eels (Anguilla).
Many of the lakes and rivers have been stocked with trout and salmon or bass; some, with smelt; the fresh waters of the state also contain pickerel, perch, pouts, eels, suckers, dace, sunfish and shiners.
The rivers and lakes are generally well stocked with fish, such as salmon, trout of various species, gwyniad and vendace (especially in the north), pike, eels, perch of various species, turbot, bream and roach.