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an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mus),
Denoting fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous.

anadromous

adjective Referring to the movement of fish from the sea to fresh water for breeding.

an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mŭs)
Denotes fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous

anadromous

(of fishes such as the salmon) migrating up rivers to spawn in the shallow waters near the source. Compare CATADROMOUS.

anadromous

said of fish; those living most of their lives in the sea but entering rivers to spawn.