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Fall 2011

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Prattville High School Students Learn about the Aquatic Environment through Hands-on Experiences at Lanark
Fall 2011

Sport Fish Restoration

AP Environmental Science Class, Catfish Pictures

 
Students learn to hold channel catfish.
 
 
The lead line needs to be on the bottom.
 
Channel catfish
are baited into an area and seined.
 
Mrs. Boyd gives instruction.
 
Channel catfish must be held so that the spines will not harm the holder.
 Amy Boyd grabs a channel catfish.
Seiners bring the net into shore.
 Seining catfish at Lanark
The seine traps the catfish.
   Seine full of channel catfish
   Measuring channel catfish
 
Channel catfish are weighed.
 
Channel catfish are measured.
 
Prattville High School students tag a channel catfish.
 
   
   
Catfish are held in a trash can with holes for water movement.  This allows them to get oxygen.
   
   
   Lanark pond
Catfish are released back into the lake.
   
   
   
Thanks for the great fun looking at aquatic animals!
Mr. Doug Darr

Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division

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Ms. Bearden with the Alabama Wildlife Federation explains how to identify aquatic invertebrates.

 

COLLECTING INVERTEBRATES 

CANOEING

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