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Then come the elacatenes, or spindle fish. Mnesima- chus, in his Horsebreeder, classes together in one line—
The turbot, tunny, tench, elacatene.
But they are a cetaceous fish, very good for curing in his Colons, says—
The tench, th' elacatene, and the tail-fin of
The sea-dog are the best for pickling.
And Mnaseas of Patra says, "Of Ichthys and Hesychia, his sister, were born the galene, the lamprey, and the elacatene.

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