Monthly Archives: March 2014

Brown trout alevins

This short video features 38 day-old alevins kept at an average temperature of about 7˚C. I’ll post another video once the yolk sac has been completely reabsorbed. Advertisements

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St Andrews pupils release their fry in the Quoykea Burn

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Following a desperate rescue operation  a few weeks ago, the St Andrews fry were ready to be released. Conrad had been keeping a close eye on them lately, removing the odd dead alevin and cooling down the tank with frozen … Continue reading

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North Walls pupils release their fry in the Ore Burn

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Last Tuesday, Mr Erskine sailed across to Hoy to help the North Walls children with the release of their fry.  At least 250 fry were released and even though they were slimmer than last year, they were still frisky enough … Continue reading

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Last release in the Wideford Burn for Papdale Halls!

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I’ve received tonight a very comprehensive report from Craig who managed the project at Papdale Halls of Residence. By reading his report, it’s easy to tell how much knowledge Craig has gained from his experience in hatching trout ova. He … Continue reading

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Sanday fry release video

Just a very quick clip of the fry release on Sanday at the beginning of the week. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the most obliging weather to shoot videos…

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Release day on Sanday!

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If the islands were bathed in warm sunshine last Wednesday, the weather certainly took a turn for the worse over the week-end and this morning, the prospects of decent weather for release day were unlikely… However, after dinner, it was … Continue reading

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Fry release video (March 2014, Stronsay)

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