sea-run

sea-run

[′sē‚rən]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having the habit of ascending a river from the sea, especially to spawn, as salmon and brook trout.
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But they also made the river straighter, less pristine, and warmer--conditions that led to the disappearance of sea-run brook trout, also known as "salters," one of the oldest and most revered sport fish.
Like Willamette Falls, Bonneville Dam on the Columbia has attracted sea lions because of the sea-run fish smorgasbord.
While leading a tiger-filming safari last month in India, I received a distressing message from Shrewsbury's Jon Shakour, who was likewise abroad, fishing for giant sea-run browns on the Rio Grande in Argentina.
During her PhD at University of New Brunswick, Swanson discovered anadromous (sea-run) populations of lake trout.
It's also the time when tiny salmon fry hatch, attracting large runs of the renowned fighters for fly-fishing enthusiasts--cutthroat trout or "cutties"--as well as rainbow trout and sea-run Dolly Varden.
In Iceland, Norway, Greenland and Canada, there are sea-run Arctic char which, like salmon, migrate into the rivers to spawn.
David McLellan's Waterfowling and Fishing can lead you to sea-run brook trout and other species April 15 to Sept.
The multi-year, multi-partner initiative will remove two dams, build a fish bypass at a third, and enhance access to 1,000 miles (1,610 kilometers) of spawning habitat for 11 species of sea-run fish in Maine's largest watershed.
EVERY SPRING, anadromous (sea-run) arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) hatch in freshwater lakes in the circumpolar North.
Steelhead are the lake or sea-run variety of rainbow trout.
Reached only by air, the remote river and its neighbors also have sea-run Dolly Varden, cutthroat, steelhead, and resident rainbows.
"I am constantly impressed by the variety of habitat that the Edwards Dam removal has re-created for sea-run fish," says Brooke.