Sentence Examples with the word pilchard

On the south coast of England it lives chiefly on pilchard and mackerel, and when in pursuit of these is often taken in the nets.

Mackerel, however, are landed principally at the southern ports, and the pilchard is taken almost solely off the south-western coast.

He set up ironworks in that neighbourhood, opened lead-mines and marblequarries, established a pilchard fishery, and commenced a trade in timber.

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On the Pacific coast of America, in New Zealand and in Japan a pilchard occurs (Clupea sagax) which in its characters and habits is so similar to the European pilchard that its general utilization is deserving of attention.