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smolt

 (smōlt)
n.
A young salmon when it becomes covered with silvery scales and first migrates from fresh water to the sea.
intr.v. smolt·ed, smolt·ing, smolts
To become a smolt.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin smoltus, probably of Old English origin.]

smolt

(sməʊlt)
n
(Animals) a young salmon at the stage when it migrates from fresh water to the sea
[C14: Scottish, of uncertain origin; perhaps related to smelt2]

smolt

(smoʊlt)

n.
a young, silvery salmon in the stage of its first migration to the sea.
[1425–75; late Middle English; perhaps akin to smelt2]
Translations
smolt
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During smolt run, migrating smolts get killed, delayed, and disoriented by hydropower plants, dams, and weirs (Larinier 1998, McCormick et al.
Tenders are invited for the cwt system remains the only stock identification tool that is pacific coastwide in scope and provides unparalleled information about ocean distribution patterns, hatchery contributions to catch, smolt to adult survival rates, hatchery fish spawner abundance on the natural spawning grounds, differential in-hatchery treatments, and more.
Norway based seafood farming company Grieg Seafood ASA (GSF) has partnered with farmed salmon supplier Bremnes Seashore AS and aqua-culture farming company Vest Havbruk AS acquire one-third ownership each in Rogaland, Norway based post-smolt production facility Tytlandsvik Aqua AS to expand larger-sized smolt production, the company said.
5 June 2017 - Norway based seafood farming company Grieg Seafood ASA (GSF) has partnered with farmed salmon supplier Bremnes Seashore AS and aqua-culture farming company Vest Havbruk AS acquire one-third ownership each in Rogaland, Norway based post-smolt production facility Tytlandsvik Aqua AS to expand larger-sized smolt production, the company said.
It only takes four or five to kill a smolt, and there are zillions of them lying in wait for these little fish as they make their way up the west coast to reach their feeding grounds.
GoPro (3) underwater cameras, with 64 gigabyte storage SanDisk (3) memory cards (available at website), were attached to a subset of 3 PERs opposite the predation timer and aimed directly at the attached smolt (Fig.
A current effort is underway to increase the monitoring of out-migrating juvenile lampreys through the operation of salmonid smolt monitoring systems at mainstem Columbia River dams (Fish Passage Center 2014).
1] (Atland & Bjerknes, 2009), se causarian problemas osmoregulatorios en el smolt de salmon (Skogheim et al.
Due to the low salmon prices and market outlook, Grieg Seafood has started a reduction in investments, reduced smolt entries and will continue reviewing further capital reduction moves.
The coin, which features a salmon and smolt, is the work of designer Emmet Mullins and is a modern take on the 1928 floirin by Percy Metcalfe.
mykiss smolt production in some California coastal streams where a lack of habitat complexity, low pool volumes, low food availability, and excessive water temperatures may all act to reduce rearing success (e.
8 February 2010 - Regin Jacobsen, CEO of leading Faroese farmed salmon producer Bakkafrost, expects the Faroese farming industry will harvest rather less quantities in 2010 as fewer smolt were put out into the sea in 2008 compared to 2007.