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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In contrast, only two of the six diadromous (migrating between freshwater and the sea) species recorded were found above the weir (Table 1).
Considering that common snook is a diadromous species with a life cycle which is strongly related to riverine migrations, it is important to know its population dynamic along its distribution range and to test for populational differences regarding its life cycle and reproductive migration along rivers.
Musick JA, Harbin MM, Berkeley SA, Burgess GH, Eklund AM, Findley L, Gilmore RG, Golden JT, Ha DS, Huntsman GR, McGovern JC, Parker S J, Poss SG, Sala E, Schmidt TW, Sedberry GR, Weeks H, Wright SG (2000) Marine, Estuarine, and Diadromous Fish Stocks at Risk of Extinction in North America (Exclusive of Pacific Salmonids).
Challeges for diadromous fishes in a dynamic global environment; proceedings.
Longitudinal movements along rivers are crucial for the life cycles of many diadromous fish species (Lucas, Baras 2001), e.g.
American Freshwater and Diadromous Fishes, 33 FISHERIES 372, 372 (2008),
Kaluga and Amur sturgeons (Figure 2) are large; kaluga may exceed 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) in weight and 5.6 meters (18.4 feet) in length, (2,3,4) and exhibit diadromous patterns (meaning that they migrate between fresh water and salt water).
In this report the Welsh traditional net fisheries were presented to the committee as, wait for it 'Diadromous Fisheries'.
Musick et al., Marine, Estaarine, and Diadromous Fish Stocks at Risk of Extinction in North America (Exclusive of Pacific Salmonids), 25 FISHERIES 6 (2000); Graeme C.
Major challenges to feed development for marine and diadromous finfish and crustacean species.