amphidromous

amphidromous

descriptive of migratory behaviour of fish moving from fresh to salt water and vice versa for feeding or wintering purposes, but not for breeding. See ANADROMOUS, CATADROMOUS.
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Long-finned Eel Anguilla reinhardtii and Australian Bass) and amphidromous species (species that live and spawn in freshwater with the hatchlings being swept downstream to the sea before returning to freshwater, e.
grossidensis was considered a facultative amphidromous species that inhabits rivers and lakes (Mai et al.
The shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) is an amphidromous sturgeon reported to inhabit the continental slope of the Atlantic Ocean from New Brunswick, Canada, to Florida (Gruchy and Parker, 1980; Dadswell et al.
Three of the species without significant responses at this site--fourhorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus quadricornis), rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax), and Arctic flounder (Pleuronectes glacialis)-are nearshore marine species that are less tolerant of low salinities than the other species assessed in BACI analyses, all of which were anadromous or amphidromous.
It is a benthopelagic and amphidromous fish (Riede, 2004) found in tropical waters (Nakamura and Parin, 1993) along the coastal waters of Indo-west Pacific and Indian Ocean (Bianchi, 1985; Nakamura and Parin, 1993).
Despite being freshwater-adapted, many species exhibit an amphidromous life-history strategy, where larvae require brackish or salt water for development before returning to fresh water as juveniles (Hunte, 1979a, b).
Keith P (2003) Biology and ecology of amphidromous Gobiidae of the Indo-Pacific and the Caribbean regions.
Diversity and distribution of marine, euryhaline and amphidromous gobies from western, central and southern Africa.
Lentipes concolor, an endemic Hawaiian amphidromous goby was found to have a larval duration between 63-106 days (Radtke et al.
He and his students conduct fieldwork in the US, and many other parts around the globe and his current projects include: 1) population structure of amphidromous fishes of Micronesia, 2) evolution and systematics of the gobiid genera Ctenogobius, Oxyurichthys, Stiphodon and Sicydium, as well as the cryptobenthic Pacific coral reef fish community ecology and evolution, 3) ecological speciation and adaptive radiation of gobies, 4) cryptic speciation in African freshwater sleepers (Eleotridae: Kribia), and 5) conservation genetics of California desert fishes.
scovelli is predominantly amphidromous is supported by the fact that museum records of the species in Texas and elsewhere are limited to coastal creeks, and, while they include a mix of life stages, they are dominated by adults and larger juveniles (D.
Life history migrations of the amphidromous river shrimp Macrobrachium ohione from a continental large river system.