LifeStage

Coded Values

Values

Description

ADT

ADT

adult – fish at, or approaching sexual maturity.

ALV

ALV

alevin – pre-emergent sac-fry within the interstices of the substrate

ASP

ASP

adult spawning – adults observed in the act of spawning

CAR

CAR

carcass – post-spawning adult carcass

FXA

FXA

fixed egg – non-adherent, bouyant or nearly so, eggs drifting with currents

JUV

JUV

juvenile – sexually immature free-swimming fish

JOA

JOA

juvenile/adult – free swimming fish whose sexual maturity is not determined

KLT

KLT

kelt – post-spawning iteroparous anadromous fish in freshwater prior to return to marine water

NAP

NAP

not applicable – no fish observed or general information record only

NRD

NRD

not recorded – life stage not recorded

PLE

PLE

planktonic egg – non-adherent, bouyant or nearly so, eggs drifting with currents

PLL

PLL

planktonic larvae – hatched juveniles drifting with currents and with no, or poorly, developed volitional swimming capabilities

SMT

SMT

smolt – juvenile anadromous fish on first emigration from fresh to marine water

UNK

UNK

unknown

YOY

YOY

young of the year – sexually immature free-swimming fish in its first year of life