Definition of fingerling
: a small fish especially up to one year of age
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Some 110,000 coho smolts were stocked there in 2011 and about 91,000 in 2014, but each of the last three years have seen more than 131,000 coho fingerlings released.
A dazzling vegetable cornucopia escorted exceptionally good roast chicken: fresh peas, asparagus, broccolini, cipollini and fingerling potatoes among them.
Rehabilitation of the bay's walleyes began in 1973 with the stocking of fry and fingerlings in the Sturgeon Bay area.
Nothing much matches the drama of the recent drought years, when hatcheries had to truck Chinook salmon fingerlings down to the bay and ocean for release because there wasn’t enough water in the Sacramento River.
Here, a generous serving with broccolini and fingerlings hit the spot.
Instead, the plate consists of halved, roasted fingerlings, topped with a pile of onion dip and sprinkled with bacon and sweet peppers.
DeGraff said according to statistics about five percent of the fingerlings released may return to the stream at Rosewood Beach to spawn.
The eggs were sent to hatcheries around the Mediterranean, where biologists will commence raising them from egg to larva to fingerling.
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