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Fish

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

List of fish names and note about the fish 'siolag-ghobach' [sand-eel], June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/72
Scope and Contents List of fish names and note about the fish 'siolag-ghobach' [sand-eel] probably collected on Ìle/Islay noting that the sand-eel is 'as large ling - 9 in[ches] in gob of this one - blue - not eaten - not in sand'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

List of names of fish and shellfish, August 1903

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/22
Scope and Contents List of names of fish and shellfish probably collected on the Barraigh/Isle of Barra including 'Deanadh maorach - App[lies] to the limpet only - Musgan or Coilleag-Struban = Cailleach (Kintire)' [Cinn Tìre/Kintyre]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1903

Note about a crooked headed fish, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/82
Scope and Contents Note probably collected on Ìle/Islay about a crooked headed fish similar to a gurnet. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Note about a 'long fish like serpent', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/89
Scope and Contents Note about a 'long fish like serpent' collected on Ìle/Islay which reads 'Long fish like serpent 10 f[ee]t on W[est] Bank among the siolag leaping. puts down head in lifting tail.'
Dates: June 1887

Note about a turbot or sturgeon, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/87
Scope and Contents Note about a turbot or sturgeon '3 or 4 f[ee]t long 2 1/2 broad no name' caught at Port na h-Abhainne/PortnahavenÌle/Islay.
Dates: June 1887

Note about carbhanach or bream, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/154
Scope and Contents Note about carbhanach or bream that it is 'got on rivers in parts of England'.
Dates: 1894

Note about 'Cra-rionnach' or red mackerel, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/153
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cra-rionnach' or red mackerel which reads 'Bones of head hard scales sharp and prickly. Scales come off whole when boiled. When plentiful no herrings are got on the west coast'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894

Note about Dùn an Daill, South Uist and fish caught around it, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/69
Scope and Contents Note about Dùn an Daill, Airi an Rugha, Iocar, South Uist [Airidh an Rubha, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas] and fish caught in the loch around it [Loch an Daill] by Finlay MacLeod, [pensioner, Àird Mhòr/Airdmore] including herrings and flounder and that the reddish colour of the smalag [cuddy] comes from the moss in the loch. Also notes that sea-water [sal] comes into the water on the spring tide.
Dates: c1872

Note about dogfish and fishing lines, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/65
Scope and Contents Note probably collected on Ìle/Islay about the breeding habits of 'gobag' [sand eel], 'murlach' [dogfish] and 'sgat' [skate] that they breed 'like the dogs'; that they cut through fishing lines 'like [a] razor' and that eels breed from a horse's hair and that a dog's hair is as good as horse hair. The vocabulary note reads 'Casach = snod iasgaich' [fishing-line].
Dates: June 1887

Note about dogfish which reads 'Dallag - skin used as sand paper', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/155
Scope and Contents Note about dogfish which reads 'Dallag - skin used as sand paper'.
Dates: 1894