oceanodromous


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

oceanodromous

migrating only within the sea, not entering fresh water.
References in periodicals archive ?
Among the topics are the history of fish migration research, life histories of catadromous fishes, microchemical and schlero-chronological analyses used to infer fish migration, using drift nets to infer fish transport and migration strategies in inland aquatic ecosystems, and archival and pop-up satellite archival tags for investigating oceanodromous fish movements.
The term oceanodromous is used for species that migrate within the oceans.