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What do fish do when spawning?

Asked: Karl Fly Fishing Beaudin, Last Updated:

The female's skin thins and their bellies become soft and the squeezing of the males (ideally one on each side,) pushes out hundreds or thousands of tiny eggs which stick to plants, algae and roots. The fish may spawn several times in a day and across several days or weeks.

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