Register now on PaFlyFish.com! Login
HOME FORUM BLOG PHOTOS LINKS


Sponsors

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





Trout eye color

Joined:
2012/8/24 16:03
From Philly
Posts: 0
Offline
I have a strange question ... In every picture I've ever seen of trout they eyes generally have a gold or yellow color to them. However, I was out the other day and came across one that appeared to have bluish/green eyes vivid enough to see through the water (it was a big fish). Has anyone seen or heard of this before?

Posted on: 2013/1/14 13:41


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2008/1/31 17:19
From Pretty much everywhere at some point, Thorndale today.
Posts: 2364
Offline
Sure it wasn't a different species, or injured in some way? Or maybe you're just seeing the pupil?

I briefly went through my pics and all the fish I have decent pictures of have yellowish-brown eyes. As in the iris. The pupil itself is black to a deep dark blue, depending I think mostly on the lighting and reflection.

That includes all 3 species. Some of the brookies have eyes that appear much more black throughout, like they lack an iris or something.

Posted on: 2013/1/14 14:27


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2012/8/24 16:03
From Philly
Posts: 0
Offline
I'm positive it was a trout. It must have been blind in it's right eye. It looked to be a milky grey/green/blue color.

[edit] shared a picture with my friend who is wise in the ways of science and biology, and he confirmed that it was a trout that was blind in its right eye.

Posted on: 2013/1/14 17:14

Edited by jbomb on 2013/1/14 18:13:54


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2006/9/13 10:18
From LV
Posts: 619
Offline
Milky gray would make it blind.

Posted on: 2013/1/16 13:21
_________________
George Orwell warned, "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it."


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2009/4/1 21:52
From Johnstown, PA
Posts: 5
Offline
I agree with Chaz , milky grey , or as you stated blueish would make it blind.

Posted on: 2013/1/17 7:48


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2006/9/13 10:18
From LV
Posts: 619
Offline
Looking through some photos of trout of the 3 species we have here in PA, all have black eyes, except a blind in 1 eye fish.

Posted on: 2013/1/17 20:57
_________________
George Orwell warned, "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it."


Re: Trout eye color

Joined:
2012/1/20 1:57
From The Frozen Tundra of WI
Posts: 0
Offline
Quote:

jbomb wrote:


[edit] my friend who is wise in the ways of science


So if she weighs as much as a duck..... then she's A WITCH!!!!

Posted on: 2013/1/17 23:27
_________________
I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You cannot vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]





Site Content
Login
Sponsors
Stay Connected

twitterfeed.com facebook instagram RSS Feed

USGS Water Levels
Polls
Should curling be an Olympic sport?
Yes 84% (43)
No 15% (8)
_PL_TOTALVOTES
The poll closed at 2018/2/19 12:33
6 Comments





Copyright 2018 by PaFlyFish.com | Privacy Policy| Provided by Kile Media Group | Design by 7dana.com