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Definition of capelan

Capelan
Capelan Cap"e*lan, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Capelin.
capelan
Capelin Cape"lin, n. [Cf. F. capelan, caplan.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine fish (Mallotus villosus) of the family Salmonid[ae], very abundant on the coasts of Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland, and Alaska. It is used as a bait for the cod. [Written also capelan and caplin.] Note: This fish, which is like a smelt, is called by the Spaniards anchova, and by the Portuguese capelina. --Fisheries of U. S. (1884).

Meaning of capelan from wikipedia

- The capelin or caplin (Mallotus villosus) is a small forage fish of the smelt family found in the North Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic oceans. In...
- Capelán received the Guggenheim Fellowship. In 1973, Capelán moved to Lund, Sweden. Capelán studied at Grafikskolan Forum in Malmö, Sweden. Capelán currently...
- or lying on icebergs. Many times, the tides carry shoals of herring or capelan into the lagoon by the tide and the birds feast on them. The first settlers...
- for civilian but particularly naval vessels. The only difficulty is the Capelan bank, to the south of Logonna-Daoulas, where the depth is less than 5 m...
- Fletan - 1966 Galion - 1967 Pirahna - 1972 Kerlouan André BENETEAU 1972 Capelan André BENETEAU 1972 Baroudeur MkII André BENETEAU 1973 Cabochard André...
- Barradas (1890–1929) Eduardo Barreto Juan Manuel Blanes (1830–1901) Carlos Capelán (born 1948) José Cuneo Perinetti (1887–1977) Eladio Dieste (1917–2000)...
- Atchugarry José Belloni Juan Manuel Blanes Juan José Calandria Carlos Capelán Pedro Figari Carlos María Herrera Edward Johnston Carlos Páez Vilaró Virginia...
- Centrum, 1982. Ikon Gallery, In fusion: New European Art: Ben Bella, Carlos Capelan, Benni Efrat, Chohreh Feyzdjou, Claudio Goulart, Ying Liang, Lea Lubin...
- of the genus Trisopterus (Teleostei: Gadidae) with recognition of the capelan Trisopterus capel**** as a valid species". Journal of Fish Biology. 79...
- of the genus Trisopterus (Teleostei: Gadidae) with recognition of the capelan Trisopterus capel**** as a valid species". Journal of Fish Biology. 79...