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Definition of Salmon ladder

Salmon ladder
Note: The salmons ascend rivers and penetrate to their head streams to spawn. They are remarkably strong fishes, and will even leap over considerable falls which lie in the way of their progress. The common salmon has been known to grow to the weight of seventy-five pounds; more generally it is from fifteen to twenty-five pounds. Young salmon are called parr, peal, smolt, and grilse. Among the true salmons are: Black salmon, or Lake salmon, the namaycush. Dog salmon, a salmon of Western North America (Oncorhynchus keta). Humpbacked salmon, a Pacific-coast salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha). King salmon, the quinnat. Landlocked salmon, a variety of the common salmon (var. Sebago), long confined in certain lakes in consequence of obstructions that prevented it from returning to the sea. This last is called also dwarf salmon. Note: Among fishes of other families which are locally and erroneously called salmon are: the pike perch, called jack salmon; the spotted, or southern, squeteague; the cabrilla, called kelp salmon; young pollock, called sea salmon; and the California yellowtail. 2. A reddish yellow or orange color, like the flesh of the salmon. Salmon berry (Bot.), a large red raspberry growing from Alaska to California, the fruit of the Rubus Nutkanus. Salmon killer (Zo["o]l.), a stickleback (Gasterosteus cataphractus) of Western North America and Northern Asia. Salmon ladder, Salmon stair. See Fish ladder, under Fish. Salmon peel, a young salmon. Salmon pipe, a certain device for catching salmon. --Crabb. Salmon trout. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European sea trout (Salmo trutta). It resembles the salmon, but is smaller, and has smaller and more numerous scales. (b) The American namaycush. (c) A name that is also applied locally to the adult black spotted trout (Salmo purpuratus), and to the steel head and other large trout of the Pacific coast.

Meaning of Salmon ladder from wikipedia

- a fish ladder, also known as a fishway, fish p**** or fish steps, is a structure on or around artificial and natural barriers (such as dams, locks and waterfalls)
- the pitlochry fish ladder is a fish ladder next to the pitlochry power station on the river tummel near pitlochry, perth and kinross, scotland that allows
- this article is about a particular species of fish. for the food, see salmon as food. the atlantic salmon (salmo salar) is a species of ray-finned fish
- the pacific salmon commission is a regulatory body run jointly by the canadian and united states governments. its mandate is to protect stocks of the five
- the hiram m. chittenden locks, or ballard locks, is a complex of locks at the west end of salmon bay, in seattle, washington's lake washington ship canal
- the issaquah salmon days is a two-day award-winning festival held in issaquah, washington, united states, held from 10am to 6pm on both sa****ay and sunday
- polemonium carneum is a plant native to the northwestern united states west of the cascade range in washington south to the san francisco bay area in california
- lower salmon falls dam is a concrete gravity-type hydroelectric dam on the lower salmon falls of the snake river, in the u.s. state of idaho. the dam is