Sentence Examples


  • The artificial cultivation of fish, now chiefly carp, in the numerous ponds that surround the town dates from the 14th century.
  • Fish are scarce in inner Persia; salmon trout and mud-trout are plentiful in some of the mountain streams. Many underground canals are frequented by carp and roach.
  • The fish principally caught are sturgeon, giving caviare, sheat fish or silure, salmon, carp, bream and perch.
  • The Siluridae, or scaleless fishes, and the Cyprinidae, or carp and loach, form the bulk of the mountain fish, :and the genera and species appear to be organized for a mountaintorrent life, being almost all furnished with suckers to enable them to maintain their positions in the rapid streams which they inhabit.
  • The various breeds of goldfish are familiar examples, but the carp is almost the only food-fish capable of similar domestication.
 

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