Kōrero: Trout and salmon

Salmon ova hatchlings (2 o 2)

Salmon ova hatchlings

Eight to ten weeks after fertilisation, salmon hatchlings emerge in the river gravels where the eggs were laid. Known as alevins, they stay in their shingle nest, using up the nutrients in their yolk sacs. They then emerge as small fish, known as fry.

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Photograph by Ross Millichamp

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Trout and salmon - Chinook salmon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19613/salmon-ova-hatchlings (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008