Definition of smolt in English:
A young salmon (or trout) after the parr stage, when it becomes silvery and migrates to the sea for the first time.
- Perhaps only 50 reach the ocean as smolts - young salmon that have taken on the characteristic silvery color - about two years later.
- During our 1996 investigations, we found evidence of predation on a salmon smolt by striped bass, and we utilized available ultrasonic tags to monitor the movements of striped bass.
- While in freshwater, Chinook Salmon fry and smolts feed on plankton and then terrestrial and aquatic insects, amphipods and crustaceans.
Words that rhyme with smoltbolt, colt, dolt, holt, jolt, moult (US molt), poult, volt
Definition of smolt in:
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