capelin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n very small northern fish; forage for sea birds and marine mammals and other fishes
- Some naturalists view this destruction with alarm, but Newfoundlanders say that if they did not keep the herds down the seals would eat up all their cod, capelin and herring.
- Loyola Hearn in Victoria Star
Hearn told a talk show on VOCM radio that the province is living in a dictatorship under Williams, and that collectively the provincial cabinet doesn't have the "guts of a capelin" for kowtowing to the premier.