diadromous


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diadromous

[dī′ad·rə·məs]
(botany)
Having venation in the form of fanlike radiations.
(vertebrate zoology)
Of fish, migrating between salt and fresh waters.
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The major themes are the dynamic nature of diadromy, climate change and anthropogenic influences, ocean migration of diadromous fishes in a changing global environment, linkages with ecosystem energetics, population and habitat restoration, and management and governance.
Fisheries for diadromous species are also reviewed, group by group, as are distance and persistence in diadromous migrations.
It includes a lengthy bibliography and an appendix listing the diadromous fish species according to type of diadromy and latitudinal range.
Table 28: World Aquaculture Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Major Species for Freshwater Fishes, Molluscs, Crustaceans, Diadromous Fishes, Marine Fishes, and Other Aquatic Animals 25
Myers 1938, 1951; Follett 1960): diadromous, species regularly migrant between fresh and salt water during a defined period of their life cycles; and sporadic, fishes that live and breed either in salt or fresh water or which enter fresh water only sporadically and not as a part of a true migration.
Maine's diadromous fish community: past, present, and implications for Atlantic salmon recovery.
Migration is an essential part of the life history and ecological niche of many taxa and has been observed in marine, freshwater, and diadromous fish (Thorrold et al.
Otolith microchemical analyses revealed two types of behaviors (estuarine and oceanic) that confirm migratory behaviors recently determined for other populations of striped bass and diadromous species (e.
General life history categories were originally established by McHugh (1967) and included permanent residents, marine nursery, marine transients, diadromous, and freshwater transients.
Endangered Species-Marine, estuarine, and diadromous fish stocks at risk of extinction in North america (exclusive of pacific salmonids).
Initial microchemistry studies tended to focus on diadromous species and distinguished between freshwater and marine life history phases of fish (e.