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Newly hatched salmon are barely recognizable, as their tails and eyes denote their length. The fish will not eat for four weeks as they absorb their yolk sac (the red bulb).

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Students sniff out science behind fish hatchery

The seventh-graders submitted their names if they wanted to take the field trip.

STARBUCK - Forty Garrison Middle School students from Walla Walla followed the life cycle of salmon, steelhead and rainbow trout during a recent tour at Lyons Ferry Fish Hatchery.The frosty air didn't stifle the distinct "fishy" odor on the hatchery groun


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