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Old 10-29-2010, 12:45 PM
Jim Casada Jim Casada is offline
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Jason--Like you, I disagree. It appears to me to be a wild fish, although admittedly the coloration is less vivid than is typical in 'bows. The white-edged fins are something I've never encountered on hatchery fish. The "thumbnails" or parr marks seem to vanish on 'bows at about the eight-inch mark and on specks at about seven inches. They are a juvenile coloration, but I'm no scientist so I have no idea of exaclty when they disappear, age-wise.
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