New York students enjoy fireside chat with Dr. Helen Neville

Trout in the Classroom students from Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in New York City got the unique opportunity to interview TU’s lead scientist, Dr. Helen Neville, about her career as a STEM professional. Kelly Tapia, a MMMHS senior, and Sean Cabrera, a MMMHS freshman, worked together with their teacher, Ms. Smith, to come up with questions that are at the top of the minds of many … Read more

Adipose fins are meant to be

The NYC and Watersheds Trout in the Classroom virtual trout tank’s alevin are looking great and especially active today. At closer look we noticed that they have developed strong fins. Eight fins to be exact.   Why are these fins so important? Not only does every fin have a function and purpose, ichthyologists also rely on meristic characters, or countable structures, such as the numbers … Read more