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sea-run Syllabification: sea-run

Definition of sea-run in English:


North American
(Of a migratory fish, especially a trout or salmon) having returned to the sea after spawning.
Example sentences
  • Brook trout that take to the sea are called sea-run trout, salters, or coasters and are considered anadromous, similar to salmon.
  • When dams go, sea-run fish return.
  • A batch of eggs from sea-run salmon caught in the UK were incubated at the Fisheries Department.
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