In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lake) de agua salada(lake) salobre(fish) de mar(fish) de agua salada
- During Lent, when meat was not eaten, they sold salt herrings and saltwater fish.
- One of big game fishing's saltwater icons, the white marlin, may be hooked by the federal endangered species list this month.
- Manatees live in shallow waters - slow-moving rivers, estuaries, saltwater bays, canals and coastal areas, especially where seagrass beds flourish.
- More and more couples are being attracted to saltwater fly and lure fishing even if it's for just two weeks holiday in the sun each year.
- The increasing popularity of these fish for saltwater home aquariums has resulted in collectors destroying many reefs with dynamite and cyanide so as to meet the market demand for prime specimens.
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