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(English) Fish that ascend rivers to spawn, as salmon and hilsa do. Sub-division of diadromous. Migrations should be cyclical and predictable and cover more than 100 km. (See also: diadromous, catadromous, spawning)
(French) Poisson qui monte des rivières pour pondre, comme les saumons et les [hilsa]. (See also: diadromous, catadromous, spawning)
(Portuguese) Peixes que sobem os rios para a desova como p. ex., os salmões (See also: diadromous, catadromous, spawning)

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