Age of Fishes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Age of Fishes from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Age of Fishes See under Age n., 8.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Jinkins it may be added, was much the oldest of the party; being a fish-salesman's book-keeper, aged forty.
"Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit" by Charles Dickens
Here was a pretty kettle of fish, indeed, for a respected member of a kirk and middle-aged business man to fry in.
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
At that age men are pools of fish, or what you will: they are not anglers.
"Diana of the Crossways, Complete" by George Meredith
Her story of the middle-aged gentleman went the round of the market, and the fish-wives found it extremely amusing.
"The Fat and the Thin" by Emile Zola
At thirteen years of age, he ran away and went to see as cook on a fishing sloop.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
She was eighteen years of age, went hunting with our father, was skillful with a gun, and swam like a fish.
"Strange True Stories of Louisiana" by George Washington Cable
What is the proper age and nature of fish and fowl, though inquired after, was never discovered before my palate.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
Fish know nothing of the respect due to age.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Fishes seem to have been the master existences of two great geological systems, mayhap of three, ere the age of reptiles began.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
At the age of thirteen James was bound as an apprentice to a dry-goods dealer in a small way in a considerable fishing town.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
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In news:

Richard Lee Billman , age 81, of Roscommon, formerly of Columbiaville and Goodrich, died suddenly July 21, 2012 at Lake St Helen following a wonderful afternoon outing doing the things he loved, being with his family, boating and fishing.
The tournament allows for a third person in the boat to fish if under the age of 16.
But with a little help, you can morph most any dock into a highly productive fishing platform for anglers of all ages to enjoy.
In yet another study touting the benefits of omega-3s in healthy aging, a new study out of Canada has found that choosing fish for dinner could help stave off age-related vision loss.
"When you purchase an annual hunting or fishing license , that license is good for the entire year, regardless of age," Jezioro said.
In a new study, 260 people with an average age of 71 were followed to see how much fish they ate and how it was prepared.
Anchovies The base of this classic steak sauce is tiny saltwater fish that have been aged in vinegar-filled wooden tanks for 18 months.
Abigail Clark, age 9, of Hallettsville, caught her first flounder fishing in Port O'Connor.
The annual children's fishing contest, held along the shore of Anchor Park at Fort Loudoun Lake, drew about 100 participants ages toddler to 13.
Among thousands of Dutch children included in a new study, those who first ate fish between the ages of six months and one year had a lower risk of developing.
And have a look at the future: In the ages 12-17 category, females hit 20 percent in 2011, a figure that surprised Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife economist Aaron Jenkins.
The survival rates of each new age class of fish can depend on what the conditions were like when the adult fish spawned .
An early spring can produce a good age class of fish if the weather cooperates, but it can also produce a poor age class of fish if the weather is too cold.
Danielle Stevens, age 11, caught the only fish of the day, 10-lb steelhead .
Savlen grew up near the water, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and began to fish with his father at the age of two.
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