anadromous anadromous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) migrating from the sea to fresh water to spawn

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  • Nations bordering on the sea would control fish species classified as coastal (cod, haddock) and anadromous (salmon and other varieties that breed in fresh water and spend most .

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  1. "I support the recovery of the Pacific Northwest's wild anadromous fish to sustainable and fishable levels," Crapo said.
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Mike Crapo Source: IdahoStatesman.com

  2. "We are cautiously optimistic we can successfully reintroduce anadromous species into the upper basin," said District Fish Biologist Steve Marx. "It will require management oversight and a number of generations for fish to adapt their life...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Karl Marx Source: Sweet Home New Era

  3. "Specifically, this will include coordinating work to recover threatened and endangered fish, enhance anadromous fish runs, improve wildlife habitat and water quality, and provide water for irrigation and other beneficial uses," Norton said....
    on Oct 15, 2004 By: Gale Norton Source: Environment News Service

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