Welcome to lesson 3! We will be learning about the internal and external anatomy of trout (and fish in general).

Fish breathe oxygen! Did you know that? But they do not breathe like you and me, instead, they absorb oxygen from the water surrounding them through their gills. Can you spot the gills on this photo of one of our Dunes Center Trout?


Check 'em out, they're right here!

Trout have lots of differences in their colors and patterns! Coastal Rainbow Trout are called that because they have a bright pink stripe that runs along their body. This color usually shows up when trout are in the "fingerling" stage.

Let's check out the inside of a trout!

Image from: http://www.biographixmedia.com/biology/trout-fish-anatomy.html

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