Gill

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Gill

An obsolete Scottish unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 0.053 liters.
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As we pulled into the area, before we could get a cast in, the fish surfaced 40 feet from the boat, its head out just beyond its gill covers.
Sea robins have large bony heads with spines along the gill covers that provide protection from predators.
The main identification for the allis is five black spots down either flank and the twaite has two black smudges, one either side on the shoulders behind the gill covers.
The mud would come to life again, and Harada would begin his fishing, casting and snagging the mudskippers through their gill covers in one smooth motion that did not alarm the creatures enough to send them headlong into their hidey-holes.
The research, which involves marking chinook salmon by punching small holes in their gill covers - as well as inserting radio transmitters in a few fish - is being conducted to meet Oregon's obligation under the U.