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Definition of eulachon

Eulachon
Eulachon Eu"la*chon, n. [Native Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) The candlefish. [Written also oulachan, oolacan, and ulikon.] See Candlefish.
eulachon
Candlefish Can"dle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it. (b) The beshow.

Meaning of eulachon from wikipedia

- The eulachon (/ˈjuːləkɒn/; Thaleichthys pacificus; also spelled oolichan /ˈuːlɪkɑːn/, ooligan /ˈuːlɪɡən/, hooligan /ˈhuːlɪɡən/), also called the candlefish...
- (Hypomesus transpacificus) found in the Sacramento Delta of California, and the eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) found in the Northeast Pacific and adjacent rivers...
- developed for trade between indigenous people, particularly the trade in eulachon oil (also spelled oolichan oil). The grease from these small fish could...
- are opportunistic feeders, preying on fish, including Alaskan pollock, eulachon, capelin, herring, sandlance, and Pacific cod, as well as squid, euphausiids...
- Creville Croacker Crucian carp Cubbyu Cunner Dab Damselfish Doctorfish Eulachon Flounder Flatfish Fluke Flyingfish Frostfish Gag grouper Mycteroperca microlepis...
- Emerald catfish Emperor Emperor angelfish Emperor bream Escolar Eucla cod Eulachon European chub European eel European flounder European minnow European perch...
- people for communication, transport and trade, in particular, trade in Eulachon grease from the Pacific coast. During his trek from Montreal to the Pacific...
- soap berry, and currants. In fall, sea otters are hunted. Herring and eulachon are also important staples, that can be eaten fresh or dried and stored...
- herring (Clupea pallasii), Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) and eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus). In Oregon's Columbia River Estuary, the most...
- Civilization. These people traditionally eat fish, primarily salmon and eulachon from the ocean, as well as fish from lakes and rivers, and roots and berries...
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