freshwater eel

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  • noun

Synonyms for freshwater eel

eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawn

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Several freshwater eel species make UnaG, which is the first fluorescent protein discovered in a vertebrate, Miyawaki says.
The freshwater eels have fascinated biologists because of their spectacular long-distance migrations between their freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean (1, 2, 3).
We've even been known to order a black dragon roll, a fearsome creature with shrimp tails for horns and incorporating tempura shrimp, freshwater eel, cream cheese (yes, really) and avocado, for dessert.
There's sushi rolls with warm tempura prawns, fresh ginger and chives, or grilled freshwater eel maki with cucumber and sesame seeds.
Unlike the freshwater eel or unagi we were more used to, this was so soft it would melt in the mouth.
Also dubbed fusion, an extra-peppery plate of freshwater eel with a savory mix of mushrooms and onions ($8.
There I was introduced to live freshwater eel (palos) and developed a taste for it cooked in coconut milk and yellow ginger.
95), for example, is a combination of freshwater eel and soft-shell crab - would undoubtedly make sushi purists sneer.
Consequently, two of us nibbled sushi orders that included standard hand rolls of spicy tuna and spicy scallops; regular sushi of freshwater eel, halibut, tuna and yellowtail; and a four-piece roll of spicy tuna.
They are also illegal if used to catch migratory trout, salmon or freshwater eels up to six nautical miles from the coast line.
Biologists study the Anguilla genus of freshwater eels, the 16 species of which are distributed throughout tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones everywhere except the South Atlantic and eastern Pacific coasts.
Freshwater eels of the genus Anguilla are catadromous fish with long spawning migrations expanding from a few hundred for tropical eels to thousands of kilometers for temperate ones (Aoyama 2009).
The unagi, or freshwater eels, proved too much for his delicate stomach and he promptly collapsed and threw up on the Japanese Prime Minister during the banquet at his home in 1992.
Freshwater eels and marine eels are commonly used in Japanese cuisine; foods such as Unadon and Unajuu are popular but expensive.
David McCreadie is trying to make eels popular again Derimon's Smoked Freshwater Eels are available online (www.