Classroom Aquarium Education Program Student Guide
Table of Contents
What would it be like to raise trout? What are the three most important parts? What to expect What do fish need to survive? Can you observe this fish habitat? Can you notice where our tank will go? What is our job? What would it be like to be a fish detective? Can you observe anything suspicious? Can you notice the parts of our job? Returning our fish to their home What would make a good release site? Can you observe how to release our fish? Can you notice how we say goodbye? What can we do once they are released? Now you are ready to care for trout Acknowledgements
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What would it be like to raise trout? Now is our chance to find out. This book will give us A Fry’s Eye View of what it will be like to hatch trout in our very own classroom!
Trout develop into fry after the alevin stage in their life cycle. As students, we are at the fry stage in our lives. We play an important role in taking care of these fish as they grow from egg to fry and become ready to live in a stream or lake.
Today we will explore the three most important things that will help us become the best caretakers for trout in our very own classroom.
#1 What To Expect
#2 What is Our Job?
#3 Returning Our Fish to Their Home
What To Expect
What do fish need to survive?
Alevin get food from their yolk sacs, oxygen from the water they swim in, and shelter in the gravel at the bottom of rivers, creeks, and lakes.