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  1. Q.How many eggs can the female salmon lay each year? 1,000 eggs 8,000 eggs

  2. Well Done! The female salmon can lay up to 8,000 eggs each year in a nest called a ‘redd’ when she returns to the river where she was born to Spawn in November or December. NEXT

  3. The correct answer is… The female salmon can lay up to 8,000 eggs each year in a nest called a ‘redd’ when she returns to the river where she was born to spawn in November or December. NEXT

  4. Q.What did the largest salmon caught by rod and line in Britain weigh? 34lbs (15kg) 64lbs (29kg)

  5. Well Done! The biggest salmon caught in Britain using rod and line weighed 64lbs (29kg)! It was caught by Miss Georgina Ballantyne in the River Tay in 1922. NEXT

  6. The correct answer is… The biggest salmon caught in Britain using a rod and line weighed 64lbs (29kg)! It was caught by Miss Georgina Ballantyne in the River Tay in 1922. NEXT

  7. Q. How many young salmon can the Kielder hatchery produce each year? 800,000 160,000

  8. The correct answer is… The hatchery produces up to 800,000 young salmon each year – five times more than what was originally hoped. NEXT

  9. Well Done! The hatchery produces up to 800,000 young salmon each year – five times more than what was originally hoped. NEXT

  10. Q.How far can a salmon travel on its migration journey at sea? 1,500 miles 2,500 miles

  11. Well Done! A salmon’s migration journey at sea can be up to 2,500 miles feeding in waters off Greenland, the Faeroe islands and Norway. NEXT

  12. The correct answer is… A salmon’s migration journey at sea can be up to 2,500 miles feeding in the waters off Greenland, the Faeroe islands and Norway. NEXT

  13. Q. When a baby salmon leaves its egg what is it called? Alevin Alwyn

  14. Well Done! When a baby salmon leaves its egg it’s called an alevin An alevin is about two centimetres long with its food coming from an attached nutrient-rich yolk sac. NEXT

  15. The correct answer is… When a baby salmon leaves its egg it’s called an alevin. An alevin is about two centimetres long with its food coming from an attached nutrient-rich yolk sac. NEXT