Definitions for "Smoltification"
Refers to the changes that take place in salmon as they prepare to enter the sea. These changes include the development of the silver color of adults and a tolerance for salt water.
The physiological process undergone by salmonid (salmon and trout) fish to allow them to migrate from freshwater to seawater as part of their lifecycle.
The process through which a juvenile salmon becomes physiologically ready to enter saltwater within its migratory life history.
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See smolt.