caplin spawn

caplin spawn
the eggs of capelin on rocks or seaweed

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • 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 weather — foggy, wet, and sometimes cold weather which usually coincides with the appearance inshore of capelin to spawn in early summer in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • capelin — /kap euh lin/, n. either of two small fishes of the smelt family, Mallotus villosus, of coastal North American waters, or M. catervarius, of the North Pacific. Also, caplin. [1610 20, Amer.; < MF capelan < OPr: codfish, lit., CHAPLAIN] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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