The Nature of Phenology 10/24/20: Spawning Brook Trout

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

Come fall, the brook trout don their spawning colors and all colors become more rich and vivid and their flanks blaze with fiery red. For a fish that needs to stay camouflaged to both avoid predators and ambush unsuspecting fish, mice, and insects, these colors may seem gaudy and outrageous. That is, until you understand their native range.

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