Category Archives: Trout life cycle

Fry release in Stromness

Here are the latest photos I received from Mr Cowan from Stromness Primary. The fry release went well in the Mill Burn and his pupils are still busy working on “troot” related work! A big thank you to Malcolm Thomson … Continue reading

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Hatching alevin video

Here’s a 4mn video montage, shot at the Sanday School, of an alevin which decided to hatch under the microscope as we were checking the embryo:

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Stromness Primary pupils’ work

A couple of days ago, I received these very interesting pieces of work from Miss Kelday. Her pupils had been working on their mini-topic: “Troot in the Shed” and they produced these presentations on the lifecycle of our Orkney brown … Continue reading

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Brown trout embryo video

Yesterday, during their AFYD class, the Stronsay pupils had the                                      chance to observe a trout embryo developing inside its ovum. For this, we used a digital USB microscope linked to a laptop and set it up over the egg placed … Continue reading

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News from Sanday

For the third year running, the Sanday school have put their shed to good use and it is again the home for a batch of Harray Loch brown trout ova. As in the past, pupils and teachers have embraced the … Continue reading

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Lifecycle of the Orkney brown trout (by Ieuan, Jack & Thomas)

Ieuan, Jack and Thomas produced this interesting presentation on the lifecycle of the Orkney brown trout during their AFYD (Angling For Youth Development) lesson at the Stronsay School. They are also in charge, along with James, of the mini hatchery … Continue reading

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“Troot in the Shed 2014” on Dreamstore Academy website

http://www.dreamstore.org/update/2014/04/troot-news-from-the-very-north/  

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