fingerling

(redirected from fingerlings)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

fin·ger·ling

 (fĭng′gər-lĭng)
n.
1. A young fish, especially one less than a year old and about the size of a human finger.
2. Any of various types of potato bearing small fingerlike tubers.

fingerling

(ˈfɪŋɡəlɪŋ)
n
1. (Angling) a very young fish, esp the parr of salmon or trout
2. a diminutive creature or object

fin•ger•ling

(ˈfɪŋ gər lɪŋ)

n.
1. a young or small fish, esp. a very small salmon or trout.
2. something very small.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fingerling - a young or small fish
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Supply of good quality imc fingerlings 10-12 cm lime under the scheme of distribution of imc fingerlings formulated fish feed and lime in small water bodies of different blocks of malda district.
importance of providing fingerlings from within the Sultanate and near
by ONA The agreement will help provide fingerlings from within the Sultanate.
She said aquaculture had failed due to challenges like unavailability of feeds with those available being expensive, fingerlings not readily available to farmers and also lack of extension services.
The volume of egg production is not always equivalent to the number of fry or fingerlings produced because only 30 percent of eggs develop into fry, and only 75 percent of fry survive to become fingerlings.
He then developed interest in fish farming and made a small pond where he put in fingerlings obtained from the river.After six months, the fingerlings were still small, weighing an average of 130g, he recalls.
* Largemouth bass: 2.65 million fingerlings (usually 1 to 2 inches) were stocked annually by 21 states, and 370,628 advanced fingerlings (usually 3 to 6 inches) were stocked annually by 12 states.
Present trial was conducted to investigate the effect of phytase (PHY) and citric acid (CA) supplementation on minerals digestibility of Labeo rohita fingerlings fed on canola meal based diet.
4 percent, amid better government interventions on the distribution of fingerlings and other planting materials.
AT is the largest seabass and seabream hatchery and nursery in North Africa, with a current annual production capacity of 20 million fingerlings and 1,500 tons of fish per year, mainly seabass and seabream.
Founded in 1988 by Si M'hamed Driss, AT is the largest seabass and seabream hatchery and nursery in North Africa, with a current annual production capacity of 20 million fingerlings and 1,500 tonne of fish per year, mainly seabass and seabream.
OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Fisheries Division has stocked more than 15.5 million fry, fingerlings and mature fish into public waters in Oklahoma so far during 2018.