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- n. Newly hatched fish, especially salmon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Young fish; fry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The young of any fish; especially, a young salmonid or clupeid.
When a trout or salmon hatches from the egg called the alevin stage, it retains a significant portion of the yolk attached to the throat region.
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In addition, individual life stages (e.g., egg, alevin, juvenile, adult) differ in their thermal preferenda linked to optimizing criteria specific to their developmental stage.
This yolk-sac allows the alevin to attain a relatively large size in the first month or so of its life and eliminates the total dependence on feeding.
The alevin stage is the stage in which the least mortality should be expected, and the little fish give but little trouble.
The alevin stage was that in which the fish give least trouble, the stage I am now describing is that in which they give most.
The newly hatched salmon, or alevin, encumbered with its legacy of yolk (Y.S.).
The maximum hatching and alevin survival rates of both genotypes occurred at 12°C.
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