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spawn

(spôn)
n.
1. The eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians.
2. Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.
v. spawned, spawning, spawns
v.intr.
1. To deposit eggs; produce spawn.
2. To produce offspring in large numbers.
v.tr.
1. To produce or deposit (spawn).
2. To produce (offspring).

spawn′er n.

spawn

fish eggs.
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The study was designed as a two factor full factorial test with spawn type (Matrix[R], millet grain spawn) and temperature of incubation (72, 77, and 86[degrees]F) as factors.
Once the site of Roy's Dam, built in the 1920s to supply water to a ranch, SPAWN began its legacy project here; helping install a series of pools that allow the fish safe passage.
The experiment was conducted in a split-split plot design, triplicated with medium as the main plot, oil type and rate as the sub-plot and spawn grain as the sub-sub-plot treatment [23].
Take Action: Volunteers can participate in this effort by contacting SPAWN at (415) 488-0370 or spawn@spawnusa.
After spawning the fish are weak and if they are to survive to spawn again they must be handled very carefully so that they do not become damaged or stressed.
Because walleye are known to spawn over the shallowest points on mid-lake reefs (Roseman and others 1996, 2001), we directed our sampling effort on the shallowest points at the locations suggested by angler observations.
Mid-Wednesday, Remy and I took off to get Andrew Mapstone (the Hammer Chief Inspector), Scottie Cameron, Tom Cuthbertson, and The Spawn.
Another population spawns on the nutrient-rich Grand Banks, a vast series of underwater hills sunk in shallow water off the Newfoundland coast.
Matt offers some personal observations about why Spawn is so popular and why he likes McFarlane's work.
No attempt was made to spawn the control fish after CTMax trials.