Recent Examples on the WebEach year, Maine’s Department of Marine Resources and United States Fish and Wildlife Service stocks the rivers and streams with millions of salmon eggs and fry and thousands of parr and smolts.
Caroline Lester, The New Yorker, 7 Aug. 2019 Those salmon babies are tiny: wriggling fry still attached to egg sacks in gravel, and 1-year-old fish, known as parr.
Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Feb. 2018
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