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  PILCHARD - LoveToKnow Article on PILCHARD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The pilchard is one of the most important fishes of the English Channel.
The egg of the pilchard is very easily distinguished from other pelagic eggs by the unusually large space separating the vitelline membrane from the contained ovum.
Pilchards feed on minute crustaceans and other pelagic animals and require two or three years before they attain their full size, which is about 10 in.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PI/PILCHARD.htm   (449 words)

 Sardine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sardines or pilchards are a group of several types of small oily fish related to herrings, family Clupeidae.
The terms are not precise, and the usual meanings vary by region; for instance, to many people a "sardine" is a young European pilchard.
South American pilchard (Pacific sardine, California sardine, Chilean sardine, South African sardine) Sardinops sagax
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pilchard   (136 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - pilchard
Pilchard, European fishes closely related to the herring.
The pilchard swims in vast schools along the western coast of Europe and in the...
In the years immediately prior to World War II the world production of fish and shellfish was estimated at 37 billion pounds annually.
ca.encarta.msn.com /pilchard.html   (149 words)

 CSIRO - Pilchard deaths
Although it is not uncommon for fish, including pilchards, to die off suddenly in an area, these are the only two instances that we know of anywhere in the world where pilchards have died in such large numbers over such a wide region.
This herpesvirus was consistently present in the gills of affected pilchards, and absent from the gills of healthy pilchards.
This would have required pilchards to be kept in large tanks and infected with the herpes virus, a difficult task as pilchards are not well suited to being kept in captivity.
www.csiro.au /index.asp?type=faq&id=PilchardDeaths&stylesheet=divisionFaq   (656 words)

 Echo Online :: Sports :: Pilchard excels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pilchard believes this was one of her favorite high school experiences because she was the only swimmer on her team to make it and was able to have a week of individual guidance from her coach, which was a fun and good learning experience.
Pilchard's swimming career has continued strong with the Eagles, as she strives to reach her goals and excel in her events.
It was one of the first times Pilchard faced tough competition in her 200-freestyle, which forced her to set her mind in race pace, competing not only physically but mentally putting all her heart into the race.
www.easternecho.com /cgi-bin/story.cgi?2810   (991 words)

 Pilchard 1996 MAFRI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pilchard are distributed throughout the coast of Victoria and are predominantly fished in Port Phillip Bay (62%) and off the East Gippsland coast (38%).
Pilchard catches in Port Phillip Bay increased from 220 to 2058 t between 1978/79 and 1992/93, but have declined since then to 1339 t in 1995/96.
Although the relationships between pilchards taken in Eastern Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay is unclear, there is no evidence to suggest that pilchards in the bay are a separate stock from those found in adjoining Bass Strait waters.
www.nre.vic.gov.au /DPI/nrenfaq.nsf/FID/-D738E953C951C625CA256C520021AA7E?OpenDocument   (749 words)

 Fishery Bulletin: The relation between spawning area and biomass of Japanese pilchard, Sardinops melanostictus, along ...
The pilchard spawning area ([A.sub.1]) in a given year was calculated by summing the areas of 1 [degrees] longitude x 1 [degrees] latitude squares where early developmental stage eggs were present.
The spawning grounds of Japanese pilchard are known to expand with egg abundance increases and contract with abundance declines (Watanabe et al., 1996; Zenitani et al., 1998).
We used the pilchard biomass estimated along the Pacific coast of Japan from 1977 to 1995 by Wada and Jacobson (1998).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FDG/is_4_98/ai_70926512   (1367 words)

 William A. Pilchard, M.D.,FACS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William A. Pilchard is a native of West Virginia.
Pilchard attended Washington University in St. Louis in a fellowship in neuro ophthalmology and glaucoma.
Pilchard is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Ophthalmology.
www.youreyecare.com /wpilch.htm   (144 words)

 Welwitschia starts looking for pilchard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The pelagic industry hopes to receive their 2001 pilchard quotas early in May since this research normally takes a month to complete with another month required by the ministry's experts to process the data and to prepare a submission to cabinet.
The pilchard industry in Walvis Bay is concerned about the low pilchard quotas they received last year while they are of the opinion that the stock is relatively good.
Although nearly all canned pilchard from the catches of last year have been sold, the industry still believes that the inconsistency and uncertainty of pelagic quotas is one of the main reasons why the marketers of canned pilchard cannot succeed in securing consistent markets in European countries.
www.economist.com.na /2001/020301/story27.htm   (242 words)

 Pilchard gone with the wind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One major environmental factor that has an indirect effect on the pilchard stock is wind strength, the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources said this week.
The minister explained that the growth of pilchard and their reproductive capacity is directly related to upwelling.
Their presence may negatively impact on the recovery potential of our pilchard stock and is now a priority research," he said.
www.economist.com.na /2002/3may/05-03-18.htm   (256 words)

 Pilchard Deaths Forecast
Pilchards are small (12 cm) shoaling marine fish which feed on surface organisms and live near the coast.
In 1995, pilchard deaths were reported along the southern coast of Australia and some months later pilchard kills occurred in the Hauraki Gulf, Northland, Nelson and Wellington Harbour.
The pilchard deaths in 1995 were due to severe gill damage and a herpes-like virus was detected in the gills of dying fish.
www.maf.govt.nz /MAFnet/press/archive/1998/021198pil.htm   (183 words)

 Pilchard deaths - Australia: update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The occurrence of dead pilchards in this location is noteworthy as it demonstrates a spread in a northerly direction against the subtropical Leeuwin current which runs in a southerly direction along the Western Australian coast and meets the cold southern ocean convergence near Cape Leeuwin.
Fractions of semi-purified material are being used as a source of nucleic acid for further nucleotide sequencing of the viral genome, inter alia to determine the relationship between the 1995 and the 1998 pilchard herpesvirus in Australia, as well as the 1995 New Zealand pilchard herpesvirus.
Histology revealed that some of the pilchards at the end of the trial displayed gill lesions similar to early lesions seen in pilchards naturally affected by the herpesvirus during the mortality event.
library.kcc.hawaii.edu /external/praise/news/eh16.html   (887 words)

 Pilchard Deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The pilchard mortality front has spread east into New South Wales [NSW] with reports of dead pilchards on Newcastle beaches and offshore from Hallidays Point (a little south of Old Bar).To date, all pilchards sighted are adult fish (approximately 160 mm in length), with gonads appearing inactive.
The reporting of dead pilchards behind the mortality front is in contrast to the 1995 pilchard mortality.
Samples of dead /dying pilchards from the new mortalities in WA and NSW are being tested at State Laboratories and at the CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong, Victoria.
library.kcc.hawaii.edu /praise/news/eh8.html   (594 words)

 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Pilchard
Pilchard, general name for several fishes within the Sardinops genus, and closely related to the herring.
A growing fishing industry exists along the coast of Tunisia.
The menhaden, pilchard, and shad belong to the family Clupeidae.
au.encarta.msn.com /Pilchard.html   (70 words)

 Cabinet throws fish industry a pilchard lifeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
During a survey between March 24 and April 13, the pilchard resource was estimated at 550 000 tons, of which 80 000 tons is estimated to be adult fish, according to the Ministry.
Pilchard by-catches will be limited to no more than five per cent in all catches of other fish, Cabinet said.
It recommended that in areas where the pilchard by-catch exceeds five per cent of the catch of other fish, the areas should be closed to fishing.
www.namibian.com.na /2003/march/national/03CE55A611.html   (286 words)

 New Scientist Archive - Books - The word pilchard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
So you would expect it to have several names, but what the pilchard is called has less to do with science or local language than with snobbery, marketing and downright error.
Yes, the pilchard (alongside the herring, sardine and anchovy) is just one of 73 muddled taxonomic groups spotted by writer Philip Mortenson.
Last summer sales of humble pilchards leapt tenfold in the UK after their rebranding as "Cornish sardines".
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=mg18124346.200   (304 words)

 The Pilchard Site
Other species of pilchard are also found near Australia and South Africa.
The pilchard lives in schools and can live to 60 meters deep.
The salt pilchard is a popular fish to eat.
www.garethgriffiths.co.uk /pilchard/about.html   (143 words)

 Pilchard's Blog: March 2005
Don't expect it to load very quickly as it is on a standard ADSL connection and the majority of my bandwidth is being put to better uses elsewhere.
It was originally a radio series but due to its success, it became a BBC Three TV prog.
One of which is a high on life Rolling Stones fan and the other is just a ne'r-do-well.
pilchin8or.blogspot.com /2005_03_01_pilchin8or_archive.html   (2094 words)

 Intelliflix: Rent Bob The Builder: Pets In A Pickle on DVD
In "Pilchard in a Pickle" Pilchard the cat goes missing while everyone is busy laying pipe.
In "Pilchard Goes Fishing" Wendy tries to clean Finn the Fish's tank, giving Pilchard the Cat an opportunity.
It's basically about Pilchard and Tommy the Tortoise so it definitely drags a little.
www.intelliflix.com /movie_view.dvd?id=15605   (357 words)

 Fish Prints: Fish - Pilchard
Pilchard of this species are found from the North Sea to Senegal, through the Mediterranean to the Black Sea.
European Pilchards are an abundant schooling fish that grow to about 10” long.
They live near the surface of the sea and feed on small floating crustaceans.
www.chartingnature.com /Pilchard-2370.cfm   (203 words)

 Mashup of the Week Podcast: Pilchard gets us in the mood for the weekend.
Mashup of the Week Podcast: Pilchard gets us in the mood for the weekend.
Pilchard gets us in the mood for the weekend.
Pilchard that Mix Master from across the pond lets us in on a little Disco Mash to get us ready for the weekend.
viprhealthcare.typepad.com /mashup_of_the_week_podcas/2005/10/pilchard_gets_u.html   (288 words)

 Right And Wrong
For the record, then, let it be noted that North Carolina did not win by 17 points last night.
While searching the Web for education-related articles I ran across a blog run by Brian Micklethwait, who cites on his header that his education blog is libertarian-inclined.
There is one bright spot to be found in today's announcement, or to be precise, one dark spot not to be found: "Fahrenheit 9/11" racked up a grand total of zero nominations.
rightandwrong.typepad.com   (3577 words)

 Bob the Builder: Pilchard Goes Fishing - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We don't have allusions for Pilchard Goes Fishing.
We don't have trivia for Pilchard Goes Fishing.
We don't have quotes for Pilchard Goes Fishing.
www.tv.com /pilchard-goes-fishing/episode/293261/summary.html   (144 words)

 Technorati Tag: pilchard
Posts tagged pilchard in the last 139 days
A tag is like a subject or category.
This page shows blog posts, photos, and links that have been tagged pilchard.
www.technorati.com /tag/pilchard   (190 words)

 StaticBeats > Electronic Music > Digital Culture - Pilchard re-issues "Not Trance" EP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
"Despite its previous lack of presence Pilchard has re-issued his "Not Trance" EP (as heard on StaticBeats).
The EP comes in CDR format and contains six tracks that probably don't work together but stand out individually for completely different reasons.
Also, Pilchard is giving away free MP3s, exclusively to his mailing list members.
www.staticbeats.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3333   (130 words)

 Pilchard's Blog
So far I've put out two free tracks to mailing list members and the feedback has been positive.
A qualifier against a strong team is not the time to mess about with experimental tactics.
Just found out today that someone won a radio station competition with one of my songs.
pilchin8or.blogspot.com   (803 words)

In March 1995 a mystery virus or toxin began causing the deaths of millions of pilchards in the oceans south of Australia, killing adults over 12 cm/4.7 in long, but not appearing to harm fish feeding on the pilchards.
In April a slick of dead pilchards 40 km/25 mi long was observed off Tasmania.
Helicon Publishing is a division of Research Machines plc.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0008569.html   (132 words)

 eBay.co.uk - pilchard, TV Film Character Toys, Pre-School Young Children, Soft Toys Stuffed Animals items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bob the Builder, Pilchard and Dizzy Good Condition.
Bob the Builder Pilchard The Cat Large Cushion B. Time Left: 8h 56m
Bob the Builder Pilchard The Cat Large Cushion B. Time Left: 1d 08h 31m
search.ebay.co.uk /pilchard_W0QQfcclZ1QQfclZ4QQfsooZ2QQfsopZ19   (276 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bob The Builder - Pilchard Steals The Show: Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bob and Wendy, and all their mechanical mates, return for more fix-it fun in Bob the Builder: Pilchard Steals the Show.
Laced with gentle humour and perfectly voiced by Neil Morrissey, Bob the Builder--Pilchard Steals the Show is another must-see video for the ever-growing army of fix-it fans.
More adventures with Bob The Builder in 'Pilchard Steals The Show', 'Bob's Auntie', 'Spud The Dragon', 'Bob's Hide' and 'Bob And The Big Freeze'.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005UQWW   (413 words)

 Bob The Builder Pilchard PVC Toy -- eMerchandise
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PVC Pilchard measures 2.5 inches tall and is recommended for ages 3 and up.
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www.emerchandise.com /product/TYBUI0003/A8501   (71 words)

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