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smelt

(smĕlt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of smell

smelt

small marine finfish Osmerus eparlanus, O. mordax.
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Age 0+ smelt mainly consumed zooplankton (99%); chironomids, ostracods, and diatoms were taken in negligible amounts (Fig.
The smelt diet included very few rotifers: only Lecane sp.
According to Ivlev's electivity index (Wootton, 1998), age 0+ smelt preferred cladocerans to copepods (Table 1).
It has been shown that age 0+ smelt can feed also on phytoplankton in particular situations and to continue feeding on zooplankton thereafter.
Smelt in Lake Peipsi preferred large-bodied zooplankters in July and August, but from September onwards both large- and small-bodied zooplankters were selected.
Age 0+ smelt in Lake Peipsi mainly consumed zooplankton, especially cladocerans and copepods, and not rotifers.
Third, are sympatric populations of dwarf and normal smelt genetically distinct, and if so can we distinguish between (1) allopatric divergence followed by secondary contact or (2) sympatric divergence as mechanisms responsible for their evolution?
Anadromous and dwarf and normal lake smelt were collected from 16 locations from central Maine to the east coast of Newfoundland (fig.
Mature smelt varied in size from about 70 mm to over 230 mm total length (TL).
Sampling of three populations in two consecutive years indicated that the morphological characteristics of smelt populations were temporally stable (table 2).
In each of the three lakes with sympatric dwarf and normal-sized smelt populations, dwarf smelt had significantly more gill rakers than did normal fish (table 2, fig.