Spawning sentence example
The spawning tubercles play an important role in the courtship of the goldfish.
The season of spawning is different in different places, and even in the same district, e.g.
Such property right should undoubtedly be extended to natural beds, or else an area of natural spawning territory, should be kept under constant control and surveillance by government, for the purpose of maintaining an adequate supply of seed oysters.
It is in better condition at the beginning of winter than after the spawning season, which falls in the months of February and March.
Spawning takes place in summer, the season extending from June to October.Advertisement
For three years I had known about the phenomenon of snapper spawning aggregations in Belize.
The beds produce mushrooms in about six weeks after this spawning.
Head around the castle and follow the path up the stairs to the spawning pits.
Yet in this area, according to the investigations of Mr Williamson (Report of the Scottish Fishery Board for 1898), nearly 500 millions of plaice eggs are naturally produced in one spawning season.
There is reason to believe that these young herrings are derived from a local "winter" race spawning about February and March, and having nothing to do with the great shoals of the more open sea spawning in the North Sea in November.Advertisement
In 1988 the spawning stock biomass was about 100,000 tons.
The river supports a brown trout (Salmo trutta) fishery with good spawning beds.
On most dusk dives in the Caribbean I see four-eye butterflyfish spawning, the females producing a characteristic thick stream of eggs.
It is quite common for older female Koi to reach July or August without spawning.
This has had the effect of spawning countless sub-standard Drama schools for all those hopefuls who leave without other qualifications.Advertisement
A series of National Byelaws are also being considered to reduce exploitation of spring salmon and enhance spawning escapement.
After spawning the adult frogs disperse into the surrounding countryside.
After nearly taking over the ring-tone market and spawning numerous imitations, a single was released.
Escaped farm salmon may interbreed with wild salmon and compete with them at their spawning grounds (5 ).
After spawning, the surviving sea trout Kelts regain a silvery sheen by the following spring, when they return to the sea.Advertisement
This will allow fish, particularly migratory trout, to ascend to their spawning grounds upstream.
If you can, please take the time in autumn to observe the salmon run to their spawning redds.
In the winter, lucky riders in the Squamish area will glimpse majestic eagles feeding on the spawning salmon.
At spawning time sea trout excavate a nest, termed a redd, in which to deposit their eggs.
Environmental groups say fish spawning grounds are threatened and endangered green turtles will be prevented from reaching the sea after they hatch.Advertisement
Spawning scabbard fish are known from further south off Portugal and Madeira where they are commercially exploited.
Due to the now widespread use of all-female or sterile triploid strains, spawning is uncommon.
Catches even with 100mm MMS nets included undersized fish from the successful 2002 spawning, indicating just how heavy this year class must be.
But laws, like business plans, are rarely perfect and are famous for spawning unintended consequences, often very serious negative ones.
Star Wars has endured over the years spawning two sequels and a prequel trilogy.Advertisement
The games are widely credited with spawning the genre of war FPS games.
Grab the statue in the spawning pit room in your tower and take it with you.
Therefore, I wonder if my problems with this are just trust issues spawning from these past situations or if I actually have a legitimate reason to be concerned with this one.
Amongst other variations, many hardcore or metal bands have combined post-rock style abstraction into their music, spawning what is commonly known as post-hardcore or post-core.
The X Files is one of the few rare shows that for whatever reason, resonated with enough people to create a large and healthy 'cult' following in sci-fi fandom, spawning numerous novels, two films and multiple websites.Advertisement
In about ten days, when the mass is milkwarm, the bed will be ready for spawning, which consists of inserting small pieces of spawn bricks into the sloping sides of the bed, about 6 in.
After the spawning the schools break up into smaller companies which are much scattered, and offer for two or three months employment to the hand-line fishermen.
Finally, in this connexion, the first steps in domestication, beginning with the improvement of natural corrals or spawning ground, and hunting with trained dogs and animals.
This view has been proved to be erroneous, and we know now that this fish lives throughout the year in the vicinity of our shores, but at a greater depth, and at a greater distance from the coast, than at the time when it approaches land for the purpose of spawning.
In the British Isles the 1 The name of the fishes of the genus Cyprinus is derived from the island of Cyprus, the ancient sanctuary of Venus; this name is supposed to have arisen from observations of the fecundity and vivacity of carp during the spawning period.Advertisement
Spawning takes place in June and July, and the eggs, like those of the majority of marine fishes, are buoyant and transparent, but they are peculiar in having an elongated, sausage-like shape, instead of being globular.