anadromous


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anadromous

[ə′na·drə·məs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Said of a fish, such as the salmon and shad, that ascends fresh-water streams from the sea to spawn.
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Abundance and freshwater migrations of the anadromous parasitic lamprey, Lampetra tridentata, in a tributary of the Fraser River, British Columbia.
In her description of this species, Tindale (1965) stated that laminae were "catadromous at the base, anadromous above.
species of anadromous fish that spawned in the upstream portions of the
Though anadromous salmonids have been shown to rapidly colonize newly accessible habitats (Bryant et al.
Efforts to establish fish passage at upstream sites have increased as anadromous fish are able to pass downstream dams that have blocked access for most of a century.
Anadromous fish as keystone species in vertebrate communities.
That, in turn, will prevent sediment from accumulating in the adjacent Clearwater River, which supports populations of threatened and endangered anadromous fish.
Larry Week, chief of the native anadromous fish and watershed branch of the California Department of Fish and Game, said there were once as many as 5,000 steelhead in the Ventura River before the Matilija Dam was built in 1948.
These anadromous species spend most of their lives at sea and only enter freshwater rivers, such as the Rappahannock, to spawn.
ABSTRACT: An investigation of the freshwater, anadromous, catadromous, and currently existing and long occurring introduced species that comprise the freshwater fish fauna of New Jersey indicates the occurrence of 86 species in 24 families.
11:30 PRELIMINARY REPORT ON DETERMINING RANGE WIDE STOCK STRUCTURE IN THE ALABAMA SHAD, ALOSA ALABAMAE, (JORDAN & EVERMANN 1896): CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS FOR AN ANADROMOUS SPECIES