Pilchard sentence example

pilchard
  • Pilchard, herrings, whiting and mackerel are taken, and salmon in the Teign.
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  • It is allied to the European species of shad and pilchard, and, like the latter, approaches the coast in immense shoals, which are found throughout the year in some part of the littoral waters between Maine and Florida, the northern shoals retiring into deeper water or to more southern latitudes with the approach of cold weather.
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  • The sprat, pilchard or sardine and shad are species of the same genus.
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  • The pilchard is one of the most important fishes of the English Channel.
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  • On the Pacific coast of America, in New Zealand and in Japan a pilchard occurs (Clupea sagax) which in its characters and habits is so similar to the European pilchard that its general utilization is deserving of attention.
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  • They have a smooth gill-cover, without those radiating ridges of bone which are so conspicuous in the pilchard and other Clupeae.
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  • They resemble those of the sprat and pilchard in having a segmented yolk and there is no oil globule.
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  • In November 5890 a thousand of the fish were obtained in two days from the pilchard boats fishing near Plymouth; these were caught near the Eddystone.
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  • He set up ironworks in that neighbourhood, opened lead-mines and marblequarries, established a pilchard fishery, and commenced a trade in timber.
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  • Mackerel, however, are landed principally at the southern ports, and the pilchard is taken almost solely off the south-western coast.
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  • The principal modern industry, however, is fishing, especially for pilchard.
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  • On the south coast of England it lives chiefly on pilchard and mackerel, and when in pursuit of these is often taken in the nets.
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  • The egg of the pilchard is very easily distinguished from other pelagic eggs by the unusually large space separating the vitelline membrane from the contained ovum.
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