Definition of Anadromous. Meaning of Anadromous. Synonyms of Anadromous

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Definition of Anadromous

Anadromous
Anadromous A*nad"ro*mous, a. [Gr. ? running upward; ? + ? a running, ? to run.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc. 2. (Bot.) Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central stem. --D. C. Eaton.

Meaning of Anadromous from wikipedia

- during normal daily activities. Some particular types of migration are anadromous, in which adult fish live in the sea and migrate into fresh water to spawn...
- Steelhead Trout is a name given to the anadromous form of the coastal rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus. m. irideus) or redband trout (O. m. gairdneri). The...
- to anadromous (or sea-run) forms of brown trout (Salmo trutta), and is often referred to as Salmo trutta morpha trutta. Other names for anadromous brown...
- ecotype, S. trutta morpha lacustris, also called the lake trout, and anadromous forms known as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates...
- Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) is an international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation of anadromous fish stocks...
- spawns in freshwater and po****tions can be lacustrine, riverine, or anadromous, where they return from the ocean to their fresh water birth rivers to...
- The shads are pelagic (open water) schooling fish, of which many are anadromous or even landlocked. Several species are of commercial importance, e.g...
- North America. The steelhead (sometimes called "steelhead trout") is an anadromous (sea-run) form of the coastal rainbow trout (O. m. irideus) or Columbia...
- kikanning, Kennerly's salmon, Kennerly's trout, or Walla, is the non-anadromous form of the sockeye salmon (meaning that they do not migrate to the sea...
- as the beluga sturgeon or great sturgeon (Huso huso) is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family (Acipenseridae) of order Acipenseriformes...