Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A local name in the United States of the lake-herring or whitefish of Lake Michigan, Coregonus nigripinnis. See cisco.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in Lake Michigan.
- n. largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
- n. flesh of very large tuna
“First of all, selling a big bluefin is not as easy as catching one and running to the market.”
“More people who frequently eat sushi know that bluefin is endangered, and may be gone within a few years at the rate we consume them, than any other type of seafood.”
“I was really interested in finding out that more than just the bluefin is in danger.”
“Nobu promised to label bluefin as an endangered species on all of their menus, but subsequently changed tactics and cut off communications.”
“Some species of tuna, particularly those that restaurants value for their firmer flesh and appealing look - such as bluefin akami - have higher mercury levels than other species typically found in grocery stores.”
“The results show that some species of tuna, particularly those that restaurants value for their firmer flesh and appealing look - such as bluefin akami and all bigeye tuna - have higher mercury levels than other species typically found in grocery stores.”
“Japanese media reported on the vote early Friday, garnering positive comments from fishermen and fish wholesalers, who had worried the ban would sharply curtail shipments of the bluefin, which is known in Japan as "true" tuna.”
“Higher mercury levels were found in bigeye tuna and bluefin akami, which is a lean, dark red tuna, than in bluefin toro, a fatty tuna, and yellowfin tuna akami, the researchers said.”
“The varying mercury levels between the species are partly due to the fact that mercury accumulates more in muscle than it does in fat, leading to higher concentrations in the leaner bluefin akami.”
“The average mercury levels in bluefin akami were higher than those permitted by the US Food and Drug Administration (1 part per million, or ppm).”
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Compound adjectives - based on the FAO ASFIS list of waterborne species.
lots and lots of fish, a piscatorial
how blue is used
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