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smolt

young salmon on its way downriver en route to the sea; covered with distinctive silvery scales.
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2006: Long-term changes in the smolt size and age of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L.
The entire smolt production from Tytlandsvik Aqua will be utilised by GSF Rogaland and Bremnes, making this a parallel strategy to GSF Finnmark's co-operation with Norway Royal Salmon regarding Nordnorsk Smolt AS.
The relationship between survival of tethered smolt, exposure time, and environmental factors was modeled with a Cox proportional-hazards regression for censored data (Cox, 1972) by using the Olsurv package, vers.
This single report to date above the John Day Dam (despite the fact that 4053 to 24,519 juvenile lamprey have been examined each year at its smolt bypass facilities since the inception of the monitoring program in 2011; Fish Passage Center 2015) suggests a very small upstream population.
mykiss in fresh water has a direct effect on whether fish follow an anadromous or resident life history, as well as the ability to reach a size where they are large enough to smolt and survive in the marine environment (Satterthwaite et al.
The acquisition of Corrie Molar, valued at eight million euros, will make Pan Fish Scotland self-sufficient in smolt, and cut smolt costs in Scotland by up to 50%, the company stated.
Warm temperatures can cause a variety of problems for fish, including decreased egg survival, retarded growth of fry and smolt, increased susceptibility to disease, and decreased ability of young fish to compete for food and to avoid predation.
For several years, the chinook (or king) salmon roams the open Pacific Ocean, where it feasts on crustaceans, squid, and smaller fish, growing from a smolt (juvenile) to an often 60-pound adult.
The bass lure of choice in all eight impoundments is a four-inch Rapalla the green-backed color of a bewildered chinook smolt.
These reduced smolt populations would then be reflected by subsequent scarcities of 2 1/2-sea-year salmon - the predominant year-class in the Miramichi commercial fishery.
It's a feel-good enterprise, with kids getting to learn about the natural wonder of salmon development, from fry to parr to smolt to adult, and participating in gala release events.