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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