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sprat:

see herringherring,
common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and freshwater food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia and Ethmidium), and the shad (Alosa).
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sprat

1. a small marine food fish, Clupea sprattus, of the NE Atlantic Ocean and North Sea: family Clupeidae (herrings)
2. any of various small or young herrings
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Patagonian sprat otoliths resembled those described by the common sardine, especially in the juvenile stage; however, adult fish Patagonian sprat differed from S.
Ingredients 2kg (5 medium) floury baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced; 4 large cloves garlic, minced; 2 onions, peeled and sliced very thinly; 275ml single cream, 100ml full milk 100ml double cream 2x125g tins Swedish sprats (or 1 tin anchovies), drained 2 handfuls fresh white breadcrumbs A pinch of allspice.
Croix, the seaside plantation estate of Sprat Hall Plantation features nine rooms and eight suites, complete with round and four-poster beds, stables and a beachfront restaurant.
A key element in the department's success, says Davenport, is the low-cholesterol, low-fat section labeled "Jack Sprat No Fat" meats.
Thomas Sprat, bishop of Rochester, was historian of the organization, which sought, among other aims, to improve the English prose style of the time, making it simpler, clearer, and more suited to the needs of scientific exposition than the usual literary style then current.
The decrease in catch is due to a decrease in the production of sprat and other fishery items.
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Quotas have been increased for three stocks (herring in the Central Baltic zone and Gulf of Bothnia, and cod in the Western Baltic) but reduced for the herring and cod stocks in the Western Baltic, as well as for salmon and sprat.
There will be no change in fishing opportunities (total allowable catches or TACs) for the two species subject to quotas in the Black Sea: the member states' fisheries ministers decided, on 18 December, to maintain 2013 TACs for turbot and sprat at the 2012 levels.
The EU quotas for turbot and sprat will not be reduced in 2012, it has been made clear, with the only two member states affected by the decision being Bulgaria and Romania.
Fred is found, still busking, but missing his cat; Samuel Sprat becomes the new busking cat, 'singing a little bit flat'; and Tabby returns to domesticity.