Sprat sentence example

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  • The sprat, pilchard or sardine and shad are species of the same genus.

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  • The sprat cannot be confounded with the herring, as it has no teeth on the vomer and only 47 or 48 scales in the lateral line.

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  • The sprat spawns in the open sea from February to May and is only occasionally captured in the ripe condition.

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  • The fish resembles a sprat in having a forked tail and a single dorsal fin, but the body is round and slender.

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  • John 's other bait was a float fished sprat which had also seen better days, but was still holding together enough to cast.

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  • Sprat fishing boats Open In the 20th century, Dundee also had a fish dock.

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  • Graham was ledgering a small sprat head section on a size 8 single treble.

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  • The sprat is one of the more important foodfishes on account of the immense numbers which are caught when the shoals approach the coasts.

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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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  • The herring, cod, flatfish, mackerel and sprat are taken in the seas, and also great numbers of a small herring called striimnaing.

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  • In times past whitebait were considered to be peculiar to the estuary of the Thames; and, even after the specific identification of Thames whitebait with the young of the herring and sprat, it was still thought that there was a distinctive superiority in its condition and flavour.

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  • Indeed, Thames whitebait which have been compared with that from the mouth of the Exe, the Cornish coast, Menai Strait, and the Firth of Forth seemed to be better fed; but, of course, the specific characteristics of the herring and sprat - into which we need not enter here - were nowise modified.

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  • Among fish, sprat, whiting, flounder and sand goby abundance have all increased since the initiation of power station closures.

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  • John's other bait was a float fished sprat which had also seen better days, but was still holding together enough to cast.

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  • The frozen sprat actually landed 10 feet behind her up the bank.

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