freshwater eel


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Noun1.freshwater eel - eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawnfreshwater eel - eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawn; found in Europe and America; marketed both fresh and smoked
eel - voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
genus Anguilla, Anguilla - type genus of the Anguillidae: eels
eel - the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
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The factories would largely be used to grow and process about 6 billion yen worth of freshwater eel, a famous delicacy in the East Asian country.
I like yellowtail sashimi with truffle yuzu dressing; I like ebi furai prawns, straightened, breadcrumbed, fried and served with avocado and sweet soy; I like Japanese omelette with freshwater eel, and gently stewed belly pork with spicy aubergine; and I absolutely love black cod marinated in miso.
The protein, called UnaG (for unagi, the Japanese word for freshwater eel, and G for green), might also prove useful as a lab tool for illuminating other molecules or whole cells.
com/retrieve/pii/S0092867413006442) in the journal Cell that they've discovered a protein in the muscle fibers of the freshwater eel
The eel story gets deeper into culture and spirituality in the South Pacific, home to several freshwater eel species closely related to our east coast Anguilla rostrata.
Out of Destin and other Panhandle ports, the preferred natural bait for cobia is a live freshwater eel.
Freshwater eel ($5) was an extra generous cut of smoked and sweet-sauced wriggler, while the conch ($5) was simply fresh and sweet, somehow both tender and crunchy at once.
And, according to a piece in Environmental Science & Technology, researchers in France report that the widespread metal contaminant cadmium is interfering with the reproductive cycle of the European freshwater eel.
Both the brilliant green house caterpillar roll ($12) of freshwater eel and cucumber wrapped in avocado, and the Lakes roll ($12) of seared albacore, avocado and cucumber wrapped in albacore and avocado and daubed with creamy cucumber sauce and smelt eggs, are certified summer refreshers worth trying.
Molecular phylogenetic research on the genus Anguilla has recently stimulated interest in the spawning migrations of tropical freshwater eel species by suggesting that the tropical eel, Anguilla borneensis, which is endemic to Borneo, is the most basal species, and that the genus radiated out from the tropics to colonize temperate regions (4).
As I write these words a species of freshwater eel native to Asia is spreading through the extensive canal system of south Florida.
Tuna tataki (tuna fried with sesame seeds for five seconds on either side) and unagi or freshwater eel