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annual fish


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Certain small fish (Cyprinodontidae) whose adult life is confined to a single year. Spawning takes place before the onset of the dry season; the adults then die, but the hardy eggs survive, hatching with the arrival of the rains.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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