From youth to age he describes himself as gifted with a buoyant temper.
Provision has also been made for rendering the sector buoyant by forcing air into it, so that it can be raised when the head of water is insufficient to lift it by the pressure of the water from the upper pool.
Its eggs are buoyant and pelagic and easily recognized.
Spawning takes place in June and July, and the eggs, like those of the majority of marine fishes, are buoyant and transparent, but they are peculiar in having an elongated, sausage-like shape, instead of being globular.
The buoyant motion of the water filled me with an exquisite, quivering joy.