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Stocking salmon eggs in Sheepscot River
Date: 1/21/2013 Album ID: 1596079
Photos by Andy Molloy
Staff photo by Andy Molloy
HYDRAULIC STOCK:  Department of Marine Resources biologist Jason Overlock, right, drills a redd for salmon roe Tuesday January 15, 2013 as his colleague, Jason Bartlett, center, places a funnel for biologist Paul Christman, left, to insert Atlantic Salmon eggs into the bed of the Sheepscot River in Palermo.  DMR is utilizing a novel technique of blasting the bottom of the river's west branch with a high pressure hose to create the proper environment for inseminated eggs to hatch as Atlantic Salmon, an endangered species.
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Staff photo by Andy Molloy
HYDRAULIC STOCK:  Atlantic Salmon roe ready to be planted by Department of Marine Resources biologists Tuesday January 15, 2013 into the bed of the west branch of the Sheepscot River in Palermo.  DMR is utilizing a novel technique of blasting the bottom of the river's west with a high pressure hose to create the proper environment for inseminated eggs to hatch as Atlantic Salmon, an endangered species.
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IMPLANTS: Department of Marine Resources biologists place fertilized Atlantic Salmon eggs into standpipe Tuesday January 15, 2013 that was inserted into the bottom of the Sheepscot River in Palermo with a hydraulic planter.  State scientists are employing the novel technique of spraying the west branch of the riverbed with a high powered stream of water to insert eggs of the endangered fish.
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