Definitions

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  • adjective Not participating in migrations; -- used of animals that do not migrate. Opposite of migratory.
  • adjective living in one area throughout the year; -- used of animals.

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  • adjective Not migratory; that does not migrate.

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  • adjective used of animals that do not migrate

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Examples

  • : If the geese in question are the so called nonmigratory

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  • After they were hunted to the brink of extinction in the 1960s, there are now more than 1 million geese in the U.S., many of them the nonmigratory descendants of birds reared under the restoration efforts.

    Even to Friends, The Goose Is Cooked

  • There are fewer than 360 whooping cranes left in the wild, including a nonmigratory flock established by humans in Florida and another one that migrates with human guides disguised as cranes in ultra-light aircraft.

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  • Cutthroat trout of Pacific Creek are nonmigratory stream fish and the cutthroat of Atlantic Creek are migratory fish from Yellowstone Lake that run up to spawn in its headwaters and no farther.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Because smelt, the important Atlantic salmon forage fish, are native to Lake Champlain, it is likely that a nonmigratory population of salmon also occurred there.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • BIOLOGYThree life history forms are found in westslope cutthroat trout: a resident nonmigratory form that occurs in small streams, a fluvial form that migrates between small streams for spawning and larger rivers for most of its life, and a lacustrine form that lives in lakes.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • These differences demonstrate that the Snake River finespotted cutthroat trout population found above Palisades Reservoir is not a single homogeneous entity but consists of several subpopulations associated with different tributary streams and different life histories migratory and nonmigratory that maintain a high degree of reproductive isolation.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • These differences demonstrate that the Snake River finespotted cutthroat trout population found above Palisades Reservoir is not a single homogeneous entity but consists of several subpopulations associated with different tributary streams and different life histories migratory and nonmigratory that maintain a high degree of reproductive isolation.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Because smelt, the important Atlantic salmon forage fish, are native to Lake Champlain, it is likely that a nonmigratory population of salmon also occurred there.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Cutthroat trout of Pacific Creek are nonmigratory stream fish and the cutthroat of Atlantic Creek are migratory fish from Yellowstone Lake that run up to spawn in its headwaters and no farther.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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