Translation of eel in Spanish:


anguila, n.

Pronunciation /il//iːl/


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    anguila feminine
    as slippery as an eel escurridizo como una anguila
    • Rough fish comprise the American eel, black sucker, dogfish, gar, lamprey eel, redhorse, sheephead, and white sucker.
    • Most of the intriguing species were examined only in death; dragged in by fishermen's nets, such as the giant spider crab, sharks, scorpion fish and snake eels.
    • This shark feeds primarily on bony fishes such as parrot, trigger, squirrel, surgeon, damsel and goat fishes as well as eels.
    • Paul contacted the Environment Agency and Yorkshire Water, which are now investigating the cause of the deaths of a number of fish including pike, eels and roach.
    • Cut the eel, monkfish, haddock or whatever into large chunks, much longer and fatter than you could eat in one go.
    • Conger eels, some as long as my father's leg, were hard to deal with but good to eat - we tried to smoke them by sticking them up the chimney and burning pine driftwood underneath.
    • To this small band of anglers, the eel is a mysterious fish worthy of time and dedication.
    • Towards the centre of the pier pipefish, mussels galore, conger and common eels, ballan wrasse and cuttlefish lurked.
    • Among these clades are such diverse forms as arawanas, knifefishes, mormyrids, eels, tarpon, and herring.
    • The American eel and the Japanese eel face similar fates.
    • Any form of fish bait produced either eels or pike.
    • Conger eels are extremely common in the UK, quick to colonise wrecks, boulder reefs and rough ground.
    • Bottlenose dolphins feed on squid, shrimp, eels and a wide variety of fish.
    • There are also rudd, bream, eels, gudgeon, crucian carp, tench, minnows, perch, sticklebacks, the odd trout, pike and barbel present.
    • The earliest ichthyosaurs had long, flexible bodies and probably swam by undulating, like living eels.
    • If you hook the eel further back, the body of the eel will fold up along the shank of the hook causing it to spin and you can do without that hassle.
    • Conger eels are difficult to confuse with other species of fish.
    • It's basically something which looks like it has the head of a horse and the body of an eel.
    • Fishing for glass eel could also continue if these eels are used for restocking rivers but not used for aquaculture.
    • Many species feed on elongated fish, such as eels, which they paralyze with their venom.