Kōrero: Trout and salmon

Salmon ova (1 o 2)

Salmon ova

An adult female salmon can produce up to 5,000 eggs, which are deposited in river gravels. They take seven to eight weeks to develop into this form. The eyes of the developing fish are just visible – this indicates that they are close to hatching.

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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/20464/salmon-ova (accessed 20 September 2020)

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