How to use Smolts in a sentence
The main life stages of the salmon considered to be placed at risk were returning adults and migrating smolts.
The first migration consists mainly of 2-year smolts with a smaller number of 3-year smolts.
Its experimental facilities allow trapping and counting of wild salmon smolts (juveniles) migrating to sea and adults returning to freshwater to spawn.
An example of this might be the introduction of ISA through the import of live smolts from Norway.
The lice also attack and kill young salmon smolts as they return to the sea from the estuaries.Advertisement
However, the pelagic herring and mackerel fisheries, which exist off the coast of Scotland, may impact on the post smolts.
The quality of the smolts produced will also be improved through the installation of new water treatment and heating equipment.