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.
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.
Climate-induced changes to migration routes are impacting sea-run arctic charr populations.
08 pounds) and the record for anadromous or sea-run steelhead rainbow trout (27.
Because of its incredibly large size, it is commonly believed that the fish was a "salter," or sea-run brook 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.
There were chinook, silver, pink, and summer and fall chum salmon by the thousands, along with steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout (both technically also salmon).