fish-lift
fish way

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish lift — 1) fish way 2) fish elevator …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish lift — noun : a device resembling an elevator or conveyor belt that transports fish usually upstream over an obstruction (as a dam) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fish ladder — Fishways, most commonly called fish ladders but also known as fish passes and in Australia also referred to as fish steps, are structures on or around artificial barriers (such as dams and weirs) to facilitate diadromous fishes natural migration …   Wikipedia

  • lift — 1) fish lift (fish ladder; a series of steps with flowing water enabling a fish to circumvent an obstruction such as a dam by leaping from step to step. Also called fish way) 2) to bite or rise to the bait …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish locomotion — The prevailing type of fish locomotion is swimming in water. In addition, some fish can walk , i.e., move over land, burrow in mud, and glide through the air. Contents 1 Swimming 1.1 Body/caudal fin propulsion 1.1.1 Anguilliform locomotion …   Wikipedia

  • Lift Off (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = Lift Off caption = lift format = Children s Television runtime = 60 min producer = executive producer = director = starring = narrated = theme music composer = opentheme = endtheme = country = Australia location =… …   Wikipedia

  • fish quotations — an arbitrary selection follows and also includes proverbs, rhymes, fragments of show tunes, and ditties (as Q lacks piscine entries). Some other proverbs appear in the letter files: 1 Anaximander says that men were first produced in fishes, and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish Fillets NG — In Fish Fillets the play is complicated by a few additional elements and rules. The game has background music and, on many levels, some animated effects, though neither normally has an effect on game play.The game was originally commercial and… …   Wikipedia

  • lift-net — 1) a net of various size and form laid on the water bottom or suspended, sometimes baited or lighted, and lifted out of the water when fish swim over it. Some are hand operated, others suspended from as many as four boats or from cantilever… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish store — 1) a store selling fish 2) a building where dried cod from the offshore fishery was stored for collection or export (eastern Canada). Cod were also cleaned, washed, salted and stored in large puncheons. Also used to store gear in winter and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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