catadromous

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Related to catadromously: diadromous, Fish migration

cat·a·dro·mous

(kat'a-drō'mus),
Migrating from fresh water to the ocean to spawn.
See also: anadromous.

catadromous

(kə-tăd′rə-məs)
adj.
Living in fresh water but migrating to marine waters to breed. Used of fish.

cat·a·dro·mous

(kat'ă-drō'mŭs)
Migrating from fresh water to the ocean to spawn.
See also: anadromous

catadromous

(of fishes such as the eel) migrating down-river to the sea to spawn. Compare ANADROMOUS.
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