March 19, 2016

Small Fry

Photograph by Eiko Jones, National Geographic Your Shot

“Coho salmon fry peer out of their tank at an elementary school,” writes Your Shot member Eiko Jones, who submitted this photo from British Columbia, Canada. “In conjunction with the Department of Fisheries, the school raises a tankful of salmon each year”—coho salmon can grow to be up to two feet long—“and then releases them into a local stream to teach kids about watershed issues and salmon biology.”

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14 comments
Marella Oppenheim
Marella Oppenheim

A really nice capture. The composition couldn't be better as well as the clarity. What amuses me is that somehow these fish even seem to have different personalities! Lovely!

Eiko Jones
Eiko Jones

@Marella Oppenheim Thanks, I find these little guys way more inquisitive than the other salmon species fry. I think you can see that in this photo for sure. 

Simeon G.
Simeon G.

The school initiative is just great - and also the shot of course :)

Sumandar Khan
Sumandar Khan

Marvelous! Is the camera outside the tank or inside?

Ashish Motabhoy
Ashish Motabhoy

Amazing Capture This Photo Because The Details Of fish is awesome and First Fish Tail Colour Oranges Is Also Beautiful

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