backrush
backwash

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • backwash — the seaward return of waves after they rush up onto the beach. Some fish species spawn in this wave action, e.g. capelin, Mallotus villosus. Also called backrush or run down …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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