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Topic: Otoliths in Norcal fish  (Read 1302 times)

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MontanaN8V

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17.75 inch Olive...

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Does Sturgeon have them?

My understanding Sonny is that all bony fish have them but they are bigger in some species than others...

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Would that mean halibuts have them too?

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Does Sturgeon have them?

My understanding Sonny is that all bony fish have them but they are bigger in some species than others...

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Would that mean halibuts have them too?

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CA halibut
848mm 8.42kg




714mm 4.82kg



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Just extracted one from each fish.

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Does Sturgeon have them?

My understanding Sonny is that all bony fish have them but they are bigger in some species than others...

 :smt006

Sincerely,

Jim
Would that mean halibuts have them too?

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CA halibut
848mm 8.42kg




714mm 4.82kg



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Darn. Should had extracted from my hailbut a few weeks ago. Got two small ones from my jack salmon today

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Here are the stones from my 23.5 inch Verm, and one stone that Steve got from his 22 inch black.

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That's pretty dang neat. What fish, produce otoliths that are of jewelry quality in that they are not brittle?
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That's pretty dang neat. What fish, produce otoliths that are of jewelry quality in that they are not brittle?


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Always wondered how to get to those. One can read about it all they want, but seeing the video was worth an entire novel's worth of info.
Thanks for posting.
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Always wondered how to get to those. One can read about it all they want, but seeing the video was worth an entire novel's worth of info.
Thanks for posting.

Once you do one you will realize how easy it is...shoot, even I can do it!

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Watched the video ..I cut too deep , wrecked them  :smt005


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Watched the video ..I cut too deep , wrecked them  :smt005

Yeah, really just wanna cut the top off the bubble to pop it so you can see them...then use tweezers to gently get out...if wont come out, can trim away a little more with knife and then get em out.

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You'll just have to do a demo @PIF this year if someone hooks or shoots a nice RF  :smt003


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But no one mentioned why you might want to extract otoliths....
How about so you can age the fish?  Check out this little website for info.
https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/refm/age/ageinginteractive/pop_easy.htm


 

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