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  • The Yellow Sea has marked seasonal variations and supports both cold temperate species (eel-pout, cod, flatfish, Pacific herring) and warm water species (skates, gurnard, jewfish, small yellow croaker, spotted sardine, fleshy prawn, southern rough shrimp).

    Yellow Sea large marine ecosystem

  • The perch and the pike and the eel-pout always go to the bottom, and a bait on the surface is only taken by a shillisper, not very often then, and there are no shillispers in our river ....

    The Witch, and other stories

  • You catch an eel-pout or a roach of some sort and are as pleased as though you had met your own brother.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • You catch an eel-pout or a roach of some sort and are as pleased as though you had met your own brother.

    The Witch and other stories

  • I galloped to the town and brought Masha books, newspapers, sweets, flowers; with Stepan I caught fish, wading for hours up to my neck in the cold water in the rain to catch eel-pout to vary our fare;

    The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

  • The fish makes a sudden, unexpected upward movement with its tail and the fishermen hear a loud splash ... they all put out their hands, but it is too late; they have seen the last of the eel-pout.

    The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

  • The head of a big eel-pout, and behind it its long black body, nearly a yard long, appears on the surface of the water.

    The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

  • The perch and the pike and the eel-pout always go to the bottom, and a bait on the surface is only taken by a shillisper, not very often then, and there are no shillispers in our river ....

    The Witch and other stories

  • "A famous eel-pout," mutters Yefim, scratching under his shoulder-blades.

    The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

  • "An eel-pout?" says the master, and his eyes begin to glisten.

    The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

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