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noun - plural: capelins

  1. very small northern fish; forage for sea birds and marine mammals and other fishes
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of capelin: capelan / caplin
    • more generic word: smelt = small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
    • member of: genus Mallotus / Mallotus = capelins

Alternative definition of the noun capelin

noun

  1. A small fish of the smelt family found in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, Mallotus villosus.

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Google previewWho Gets What? (2009)

Domestic Influences on International Negotiations Allocating Shared Resources by Aslaug Asgeirsdottir

The Capelin Fishery Capelin is a relatively small, pelagic species found in the North-East Atlantic, the Barents Sea, Southwest of...

Capelin is an important stock for two related reasons.

Second, capelin is the dietary staple for Atlantic cod, the most valuable fishing resource for the states in and around the North Atlantic.

Google previewThe Food Journal (1872)

The capelin is an article for which there is little demand, few being aware of its excellence, and the price is proportioned to this circumstance rather than to the cost at which it is procured, or might easily be procured. To many of our readers the ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The capelin is a soft-rayed fish and, together, with the smelts, comprises the family Osmeridae. In the eastern Atlantic, the...

Google previewThe Fishes of Alaska (1907)

by Barton Warren Evermann, Edmund Lee Goldsborough

The capelin is an abundant fish in Alaska, often seen in large schools on the cod grounds. It is one of the principal ...

Google previewAlaska Outer Continental Shelf (1988)

OCS Mining Program Norton Sound Lease Sale : Draft Environmental Impact Statement by United States. Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region

Capelin is a marine smelt which undergoes a seasonal ...

Google previewBulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries Vol XXVI (1907)

The capelin is an abundant ...

Google previewThe Saturday Magazine (1836)

Besides Cod, Newfoundland and the adjacent coasts and rivers furnish abundance of salmon, herrings, capelins, plaice, sole, haddock, mackerel, halibut, &c. &c. The Capelin is a small species of the Salmon genus, and is an excellent fish; ...

Google previewFishing at Sea (2010)

A Complete Guide to Hook and Line Fishing and Boating by J. C. Wilcocks

The Capelin is a variety of the real Smelt, and belongs to the Salmon family. This notice of the Newfoundland fishery was extracted from the Saturday Afagazine, and has been revised with the assistance of Newfoundland fishermen residing in ...

Google previewFish Reproductive Biology (2016)

Implications for Assessment and Management by Tore Jakobsen, Michael J. Fogarty, Bernard A. Megrey, Erlend Moksness

Capelin is a short-lived species showing large variations in abundance due to natural fluctuations and a major fishery. Based on the data of Marshall et al.(1998 ). underlying changes in the energy of the individual body. In first dealing with ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Annual Register (1828)

The capelin is the bait used during the first month or six weeks, and after that the cuttle-fish. When bait is scarce, considerable numbers of cod are caught by jigging; the jiggers being an artificial bait, with hooks affixed. The process of curing ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh new philosophical journal (1826)

The capelin is the bait used during the first month or ix neks, and after that the cuttle-fish. When bait is scarce, considerable numbers of cod are caught by figging; the jiggers being an artificial bait, with hooks affixed. The process of curing the ...

Google previewThe Mammals of Texas (2016)

by David J. Schmidly, Robert D. Bradley

Minke whales feed on krill, fishes (including sand lance, sand eel, salmon, capelin, mackerel, cod, coalfish, whiting, sprat, wolffish, dogfish, pollock, haddock , and herring), and squid. Capelin is the dominant food item of North Atlantic minkes.

Google previewCommunication by Design (2004)

Marketing Professional Services by Joan Capelin

Capelin is a public relations master whose specialty is to build and protect the reputation of professional service providers, especially those in the design and construction industry. After working in-house for a variety of professional service ...

Google previewThe Global Coastal Ocean (2006)

Interdisciplinary Regional Studies and Syntheses by Allan R. Robinson, Kenneth H. Brink

As described above, the capelin is a key species in the system, and its growth is dependent on that of the zooplankton. There is some evidence, that the growth of zooplankton is in turn related to hydrographic conditions (Astthorsson and ...

Google previewSubsistence under Capitalism (2016)

Historical and Contemporary Perspectives by James Murton, Dean Bavington, Carly Dokis

Capelin is a small, sardine-like fish and is the main food source for cod. They migrate from offshore to inshore waters between mid-June and early July, followed by cod, whales, sea birds, and other migratory species. After spawning in shallow ...

Google previewArctic (2000)

Environment, People, Policy by Mark Nuttall, Terry Callaghan

Although capelin is the single-most important food species for seals, seabirds and cod, it does not furnish more than 23% of the food requirement in terms of carbon for these predators in an average year (Table 7.2 ). In the Pacific sector, the ...

Google previewEcosystem Barents Sea (2009)

by Egil Sakshaug, Geir Helge Johnsen, Kit M. Kovacs

Capelin is a major food source for cod and many other fish species in the Barents Sea. It is caught principally for oil and fish meal. However, the bright yellow roe is considered a delicacy and is exported mainly to Japan. Photo: Geir Johnsen.

Google previewThe Useful Arts Employed in the Production of Food (1857)

The capelin is a small species of the salmon genus, and is an excellent fish; it resorts to Labrador and Newfoundland in shoals rivalling in magnitude those of the herring: these generally arrive about the middle of June; and the fishery is ...

Google previewA Little Less Arctic (2010)

Top Predators in the World's Largest Northern Inland Sea, Hudson Bay by Steven H. Ferguson, Lisa L. Loseto, Mark L. Mallory

Capelin is a fish more typical of subarctic waters, while Arctic cod is common among High Arctic areas. Thus, over the 3 decades of monitoring chick diets, there has been a shift in the marine food web towards warmer water species (Fig. 3).

Google previewFreshwater Fishes of Manitoba (2004)

by Kenneth Stewart, Douglas Watkinson

The capelin is a marine fish that enters estuaries along the Hudson Bay coast, and the rainbow smelt is an introduced species that may live its entire life cycle in fresh water or have an anadromouslife history. The recent discovery of rainbow ...

Google previewThe Saturday Magazine. Published Under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (1836)

Besides Cod, Newfoundland and the adjacent coasts and rivers furnish abundance of salmon, herrings, capelins, plaice, sole, haddock, mackerel, halibut, &c. 8:0. The Capelin is a small species of the Salmon genus, and is an excellent fish; ...

Google previewThe Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

capelin is a small and delicate species of fish, greatly resembling the smelt. It visits the shores we are describing about the months of August and September, for the evident purpose of depositing its spawn upon the sandy beaches. At such ...

Google previewThe Friend (1902)

The capelin is a fish about a foot in length. It is the food of the cod, and after a big storm will be found washed upon the beaches in winrows. They were caught up there when the waves receded, were unable to get back into the ocean and died ...

Google previewThe American Angler (1883)

by William Charles Harris

The capelin is an Artie form common to both oceans, and the western coast has three out of the four true smelts, but the white-fish are most numerous in the Great Lakes, and our# Atlantic coast has the true Salmon (Salmo salar).

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