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spent fish
(English) Male or female fish after spawning, where the gonads have released their sperm or eggs; in many species the fat content and general condition of the fish is poor and they may die or take some time to regain commercial quality (e.g., salmon, trout). Most fish caught on spawning migrations are caught before they are spent. (See also: spawning, gonad, gamete)
peixe em p贸s-postura
(Portuguese) Macho ou f锚mea de peixe ap贸s postura, em que as g贸nadas libertaram os espermatoz贸ides ou os 贸vulos; em muitas esp茅cies a sua condi莽茫o neste per铆odo 茅 m谩, podem morrer ou demorar algum tempo a recuperar valor comercial (p. ex. salm茫o, truta). (See also: spawning, gonad, gamete)

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