amphidromous

adjective am·phid·ro·mous \(ˈ)am¦fidrəməs\

Definition of amphidromous

of fishes

  1. :  migrating from fresh to salt water or from salt to fresh water at some stage of the life cycle other than the breeding period

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Origin and Etymology of amphidromous

amphi- + -dromous


First Known Use: 1885


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