Sentence Examples


  • The fisheries are important - for herring, mackerel, sprats, cod, salmon, lobsters and anchovies.
  • Besides the above, Boulogne, the most important fishing port in the country, Calais, Dieppe, Concarneau, Douarnenez, Les Sables dOlonne, La Rochelle, Marennes and Arcachon are leading ports for the herring, sardine, mackerel and other coast-fisheries of the ocean, while Cette, Agde and other Mediterranean ports are engaged in the tunny and anchovy fisheries.
  • There are an extensive mackerel and herring fishery, and motor engineering works.
  • "Both," says I; "and let's have a couple of smoked herring by way of variety."
  • But of my own knowledge, I know that down to the year 1850, sharks and shad, alewives and herring, against Linnaeus's express edict, were still found dividing the possession of the same seas with the Leviathan.

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