National Geographic : 1950 Oct
© National Geographic Society " This Trout Sleeps Through Class in College; He's Anesthetized Colby Junior College biology students, counting fin rays and scale rows, learn to identify golden trout. So students may see male's coloration (below), John Dodge of New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department displays a live trout. Death extinguishes its brilliance. 531 Klu(bcl1roin s by lRobert F. Sisson " Golden Males Wear Flaming Dress in Fall, Their Nuptial Season Aureolus (golden halo) is named for his autumn colors. Other times he matches the females' sober sil ver-gray. Sunapee people who seldom see the golden phase, which occurs in closed season, call the fish "white trout." Tail is forked, unlike that of brook trout.