[Tweeters] State bird (and fish)

HAL MICHAEL ucd880 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 17 21:25:33 PDT 2019

It's a Hatchery Steelhead, with the adipose clipped off. As is done with lots of the hatchery production of salmonids in WA.

Hal Michael
Science Outreach Director, Sustainable Fisheries Foundation
Olympia WA
360-791-7702 (C)
ucd880 at comcast.net

> On September 17, 2019 at 9:16 PM Jon Houghton <jon.houghton at hartcrowser.com> wrote:


> Actually, that fish, like the bird, doesn't even look like a member of the same family (Salmonidae) as the steelhead since it has no adipose fin, a prerequisite for the family. It's kind of like claiming an Am. Goldfinch but showing a bird with a tit bill. - Jon Houghton, Edmonds


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