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  • It is allied to the European species of shad and pilchard, and, like the latter, approaches the coast in immense shoals, which are found throughout the year in some part of the littoral waters between Maine and Florida, the northern shoals retiring into deeper water or to more southern latitudes with the approach of cold weather.
  • Ruins of the so-called "fish palaces" testify to the failure of the pilchard fishery in the 18th century.
  • Pilchard, herrings, whiting and mackerel are taken, and salmon in the Teign.
  • PILCHARD (in earlier 16th century forms pylcher, pilchar; of unknown origin; the Fr.
  • The pilchard is one of the most important fishes of the English Channel.

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