STK-ID 10231

Shots of seven men in boat pulling in net full of whitefish, scooping out whitefish with hand net, stripping fish of their spawn, mixing eggs and milt. Tub filled with egg and milt mixture are unloaded from boat and placed on wharf. HAMCS of mixture, hand mixing, presenting handful to camera. Men pouring eggs into incubating jars. Interior of spacious incubating room holding millions of whitefish embryos. Closer shots of jars full of spawn, eggs being kept in constant motion by jets of water. TILT DOWN jar after hatching, thousands of fry wiggling about. CU of frame-full of wiggling fry. PAN over array of trays holding salmon trout spawn, technicians at work removing dead eggs. CU of operation. CU of hundreds of eggs about to hatch, fry inside eggs squirming to get out. CU of hundreds of fry on a net. Shot of whitefish fry in incubating jar.


Excerpt from
Fish and Fishing for Everybody
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486