In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The main species harvested are hake, horse mackerel and pilchard, whilst other species such as monk, anchovy, tuna and sole also contribute to this sector.
- The Gauteng health department has recalled a batch of botulism-tainted pilchards for laboratory testing after an incident in which two East Rand children were poisoned last week.
- The omega - 3 oil found in oily fish such as mackerel, salmon, fresh tuna, sardines, herring, kippers, pilchards, trout and anchovies are known to have a protective effect on the heart.
- He pointed out that 100 tonnes of diesel is now being released in a relatively shallow area which is also a major spawning area for pilchards.
- Salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines, pilchards and fresh tuna are the best source of Omega 3 which is rich in Eicosapentaenoic acid.
- The coastal dwellers also catch pilchard and white fish.
- Herring and other clupeids such as pilchards and sardines have a sophisticated auditory system.
- Lastly, horse mackerel's acidity level is higher than pilchard causing a corrosive action when the fish is canned.
- South Africa this week granted Namibia limited access to anchovy and pilchard.
- The officials claimed that the seals prefer pilchard, small hake and horse mackerel.
- Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
- The fish stalls sell pilchards, mackerel and squid, which are the best baits for general ledger fishing, taking most species including conger and moray eels.
- The South African sardine, also known as the pilchard, is usually found in huge shoals in the upper layers of the ocean.
- After migrating to the ocean, the maturing adults feed on large zooplakton, herring, pilchard, sandlance and other fishes, squid, and crustaceans.
- When you buy sardines from France, Portugal or Spain, you're really getting pilchards, a smaller and fatter variety of herring.
- I had my big beach rod, and was fishing with pilchards, casting out as far as I could.
- Both white fish (such as haddock, plaice, halibut and sole) and oily fish (such as sardines, salmon, trout, pilchards and mackerel) are valuable sources of protein, vitamins and minerals.
- A career in writing is not all about living on baked beans and pilchards.
- I have witnessed with my own eyes a colleague eating a pot noodle mixed with pilchards straight out of the tin.
- He noted that fresh pilchards are simply grilled, with pepper and salt, which is still the best way of cooking sardines, the junior version of pilchards.
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