salmonoid

salmonoid

(ˈsælməˌnɔɪd)
adj
1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Salmonoidea, a suborder of soft-finned teleost fishes having a fatty fin between the dorsal and tail fins: includes the salmon, whitefish, grayling, smelt, and char
2. (Animals) of, relating to, or resembling a salmon
n
(Animals) any fish belonging to the suborder Salmonoidea, esp any of the family Salmonidae (salmon, trout, char)

sal•mo•noid

(ˈsæl məˌnɔɪd)

adj.
1. resembling a salmon.
n.
2. a salmonoid fish.
[1835–45; < New Latin Salmonoidea a suborder that includes the salmon. See salmon, -oid]
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The screens, required by the National Marine Fisheries Service to address declining salmon populations, have holes the width of a pencil lead - small enough to keep salmonoids from being drawn into the pumps.
Also, river water used to reach the millrace via one intake opening instead of six, which meant faster currents that could overwhelm salmonoids, Williams said.