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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
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Effect of smolt size on smolt-to-adult survival for Chilko Lake sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
Director Eugene Casey said: "The site was sabotaged, nine sea cages were wrecked and every smolt released.
Even though nearly every fishery management agency with jurisdiction over Columbia Basin fisheries recommended establishing smolt travel time objectives in the fish and wildlife program,(24) the Council refused to do so in its 1991 program amendments.(25) Ignoring sound biology,(26) the Council refused to incorporate biologically justified travel time objectives as recommended by the fishery managers, claiming a "lack of consensus" on the relationship between increased flow velocities and decreased smolt travel times.(27)
The types of video footage types include fish smolt surveys, tidal turbine monitoring, video recorded at fish counters, and seabed surveys.
Fish were classified according to its development stage as fry-parr, pre-smolt, smolt, adult, and mature adult.
Salmon can be Parr, Smolt, Grilse, Greyback, Springers, Kelts, Baggots, Kippers and Rawners to name a few.
Our results also suggest that migrating cormorants mostly miss the main smolt run in this area.
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.
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).
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.