Sentence Examples

  • The cod spawns in February, and is exceedingly prolific, the roe of a single female having been known to contain upwards of eight millions of ova, and to form more than half the weight of the entire fish.
  • The sprat spawns in the open sea from February to May and is only occasionally captured in the ripe condition.
  • In the Elbe the twaite shad spawns below Hamburg, the allis shad above Dresden.
  • It spawns at a distance from the shore, and its eggs are buoyant, like those of many other marine fishes and unlike those of the herring, which are adhesive and demersal, i.e.
  • It feeds on small freshwater animals and soft vegetable matter, and spawns in April or May.

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