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.
International Symposium Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment (2007: Nova Scotia, Canada) Ed.
The fish fauna is a mixture of marine and freshwater species, including about 55% freshwater species, 40% marine or estuarine species, and 4% diadromous species (Hastings et al.
Diadromous refers to fish that migrate between fresh and salt waters.
which exists locally in two forms, one diadromous and the other completely freshwater dwelling.
Other chapters discuss diadromy as an adaptive life history strategy and the phenomenon of landlocking where a diadromous population becomes an exclusively freshwater population.
Market Definition: The aquaculture industry is defined as the farming of aquatic organisms, including: freshwater fishes, marine fishes, diadromous fishes, molluscs and crustaceans.
A Tasmanian landlocked population of the normally diadromous fish Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns).
Marine, estuarine and diadromous fish stocks at risk of extinction in North America (exclusive of Pacific salmonids) Fisheries, 25:6-30.