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(English) A group of mature fish that is kept separate and used for producing fry, also: mature fish retained at a hatchery to produce eggs and young. The term can include younger fish eventually to be used as spawners but not yet mature. May be used for eggs or juveniles from which subsequent generations will be produced. (See also: breeding, aquaculture, founding population)
stock de reproducteurs
(French) Groupe de poissons en age de se reproduire qui est stabulé et utilisé pour la reproduction et la production d'oeufs. (See also: breeding, aquaculture, founding population)
stock reprodutor
(Portuguese) Conjunto de peixes adultos utilizado para produzir posturas. (See also: breeding, aquaculture, founding population)

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