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1another term for capelin
- ‘Below the ocean surface lies an even greater diversity of life, replete with corals, sponges and barnacles, as well as icefish and toothfish.’
- ‘Hb is present in all vertebrates investigated so far, with the exception of some icefish species.’
- ‘I lobbed an unweighted icefish with an awkward flip of the heavy boat rod.’
- ‘He finds Simon standing alone by the rack of aquariums, tending their captives - the Antarctic limpets, and a lone, prize icefish.’
2A scaleless Antarctic fish of pallid appearance with spiny gill covers and a snout shaped like a duck's bill.
- ‘How do Anarctic icefish survive in freezing water?’
- ‘Changes to certain residues in ß-tubulin have been suggested to confer cold stability on the MTs of Antarctic icefishes.’
verb[NO OBJECT]usually as noun ice-fishing
Fish through holes in the ice on a lake or river.‘ice-fish for perch’
- ‘Polar Circle will arrange a non-diving day and take you round the local villages, teach you to ice-fish, take you skiing or on snowmobile trips.’
- ‘In winter they're out cross-country skiing or ice-fishing.’
- ‘‘They did ice fishing, according to Inuit and Naskapi methods, and they learned from each other,’ Lamoureux said.’
- ‘A local resident discovered his body early this morning when he arrived to go ice fishing with Swoboda.’
- ‘A blonde went ice fishing and headed to the nearest frozen pond.’
- ‘We went ice fishing and Mrs. Rocket caught one of the all-time lunkers, only it turned out to be a long-lost fishing rod.’
- ‘He told me that when he was working with the couriers, the Inuit taught him how to ice-fish.’
- ‘I went ice-fishing and ate a reindeer for dinner.’
- ‘It was two winters ago when we had decided to do some ice fishing.’
- ‘The team enjoyed themselves ice-sailing and when conditions were not suitable for sailing they partook in hunting and ice fishing’
- ‘Matt thought up the idea while ice fishing with his father.’
- ‘One winter day, while ice fishing, Birdseye piled his catch beside his fishing hole.’
- ‘My dad would go ice fishing all winter - basically take a 3-month vacation.’
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