Fall egg take!

 In Salmon Enhancement

Photographs and Story by Brian Henke

The following story and photographs are from an egg take at the Alouette River, followed by pictures of the subsequent egg fertilization at Mossom Creek Hatchery on October 28th, 2015.

Aloutte river fence

Fence on the Alouette River Some salmon will find their way to the end of this fence and into a holding tank.

netting salmon

Netting salmon from the holding tank

egg fertilization begins

everybody’s ready

milt to eggs

Add 3/4 of the milt to the eggs.

then pass the milt to the right.

Then pass the milt to the right and add that to the eeggs to create a little more gene biodiversity.

Get your hands in and mix it up.

Get your hands in and mix it up.

heath trays

Eggs are drained and added to heath stacks.

Heath trays – some loaded with today’s take.

Heath trays – some loaded with today’s take.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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