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A fish that lives as an adult in freshwater but migrates to saltwater to spawn. The young will then migrate to freshwater to mature.
 
A fish that lives as an adult in freshwater but migrates to saltwater to spawn. The young will then migrate to freshwater to mature.
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American Eel. Courtesy of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

A fish that lives as an adult in freshwater but migrates to saltwater to spawn. The young will then migrate to freshwater to mature.