Sentence Examples

  • Pilchard, herrings, whiting and mackerel are taken, and salmon in the Teign.
  • Ruins of the so-called "fish palaces" testify to the failure of the pilchard fishery in the 18th century.
  • 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.
  • The sprat, pilchard or sardine and shad are species of the same genus.
  • They have a smooth gill-cover, without those radiating ridges of bone which are so conspicuous in the pilchard and other Clupeae.

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