catadromous

(redirected from catadromously)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

catadromous

(kə-tăd′rə-məs)
adj.
Living in fresh water but migrating to marine waters to breed. Used of fish.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

cat·a·dro·mous

(kat'ă-drō'mŭs)
Migrating from fresh water to the ocean to spawn.
See also: anadromous
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

catadromous

(of fishes such as the eel) migrating down-river to the sea to spawn. Compare ANADROMOUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Mentioned in ?