caplin bait
capelin netted for use as bait, especially in trawl-fishing for cod in Newfoundland

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • caplin — Capelin Cape lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either of two small marine fishes formerly classified in the family {Salmonid[ae]}, now within the smelt family {Osmeridae}: {Mallotus villosus}, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caplin — capelin, Mallotus villosus (Osmeridae) (Newfoundland). This fish appears on beaches to spawn in June and July, followed by the commercially important cod (Gadus morhua) which feeds on them. Capelin are netted for bait, for manuring fields, or… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin baiting — 1) a quantity of capelin taken aboard a vessel in port at one time for use in in the Newfoundland Bank fishery for cod 2) a fishing voyage to the Newfoundland Banks, the length being fixed by the supply of capelin bait aboard ship …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caplin trip — a voyage using capelin as bait in the Bank fishery of Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • capelan — Capelin Cape lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either of two small marine fishes formerly classified in the family {Salmonid[ae]}, now within the smelt family {Osmeridae}: {Mallotus villosus}, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capelin — Cape lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either of two small marine fishes formerly classified in the family {Salmonid[ae]}, now within the smelt family {Osmeridae}: {Mallotus villosus}, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland, Iceland …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mallotus catervarius — Capelin Cape lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either of two small marine fishes formerly classified in the family {Salmonid[ae]}, now within the smelt family {Osmeridae}: {Mallotus villosus}, very abundant on the coasts of Greenland,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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