SPRAT


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SPRAT

Abbreviation for:
Sheffield Peer Review Assessment Tool
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Salt each layer ever so slightly, as the sprats are quite salty on their own.
A small fleet of UK sprat fishermen is dedicated to ensuring a sustainable supply of sprats.
Ben had picked up his rod and was reeling in to check his baited sprat when he got a tug and a swirl in the water.
Jack Sprat and his wife materialise every Monday morning.
Mr Tyson said the seals will be fed mackerel, herring, sprat and squid and get daily vitamins.
The talked-of sports centre at Springwood is a sprat to catch a mackerel.
Sprat to catch a mackerel is the phrase that comes to mind.
The rough sea is certainly breaking the sprat and eels shoals up and sending the codling in to feed.
It goes to show Lough Foyle must be very rich in plankton, sand eels and sprat.
One reason for the humpback's possible presence in the area is because its favourite food is the humble sprat, which often shoal in Swansea Bay.
Feared by the ocean's tinies and dreaded by sprats - their favourite grub - they lie in wait until a startled sprat or surprised sand-eel strays too close and is quickly gulped down.
They will decide this month whether to update the Codex Alimentarius to ensure that sprat and herring can no longer be labelled as sardines by canners.