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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Migrating from fresh water to the sea to spawn.

Usage examples (6)
  • The catadromous American eel may also be found in the area.
  • The reverse occurs with catadromous species, such as the eel (Anguilla anguilla), which spawns at sea.
  • I think the way Fish phrases his catadromous "position" on superdelegates is typical of both Fish and Althouse.
  • It is a catadromous species, meaning it lives primarily in fresh water and when the monsoon comes to the Top End this is what we call the Northern most reaches of... for more
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