capelin scull
the annual migration of Mallotus villosus to spawn on beaches in June and July. The commercially important offshore cod, Gadus morhua, followed the scull and indicated the start of the inshore fishery in eastern Canada

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • scull — 1) the annual migration of capelin (Mallotus villosus) to spawn on beaches with associated feeding on this concentration by Atlantic cod and seabirds. Also spelled school and skull 2) any fish migration 3) a boat oar 4) to propel a boat with one… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin scull — capelin scull …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin scull fishery — the cod fishery during and after the spawning season of the capelin (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin scull weather — wet, foggy weather which often coincides with the spawning season of capelin in June and July (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin run — capelin scull …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • steady go — a Newfoundland expression for continual work, such as during a capelin scull …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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