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Diadromous fishes

Portuguese translation: diádromo

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14:21 Jun 10, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Diadromous fishes
Diadromous fishes
Luana
Portuguese translation:diádromo
Explanation:
1. TO compare
"anadromous (@"n&dr@m@s), a.
[f. Gr. 2m0dqolo| running up (a river) (f. 2m0 up + dq¾lo| running) + -ous.]
1. Zool. Of fishes: Ascending rivers to spawn.
1753 Chambers Cycl. Supp., Anadromous..denoting such [fishes] as have their times of going from the fresh water to the salt, and afterwards returning.
1843 Blackw. Mag. LIII. 640 The salmon is undoubtedly the finest..of our fresh-water fishes, or rather of those anadromous kinds which..seek alternately the briny sea and the ‘rivers of water.’
1880 Times 31 Dec. 6/1 The artificial propagation of Anadromous Fish other than the Salmon.
OED

2.
diádromo
ECHO
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naPeixes diádromosCoutili
nadiádromoRocky


  

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diádromo


Explanation:
1. TO compare
"anadromous (@"n&dr@m@s), a.
[f. Gr. 2m0dqolo| running up (a river) (f. 2m0 up + dq¾lo| running) + -ous.]
1. Zool. Of fishes: Ascending rivers to spawn.
1753 Chambers Cycl. Supp., Anadromous..denoting such [fishes] as have their times of going from the fresh water to the salt, and afterwards returning.
1843 Blackw. Mag. LIII. 640 The salmon is undoubtedly the finest..of our fresh-water fishes, or rather of those anadromous kinds which..seek alternately the briny sea and the ‘rivers of water.’
1880 Times 31 Dec. 6/1 The artificial propagation of Anadromous Fish other than the Salmon.
OED

2.
diádromo
ECHO


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12 hrs
Peixes diádromos


Explanation:
Peixes que nadam contra a corrente para desovar, normalmente no mesmo local onde nasceram (como os salmões, por exemplo).


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