Cross-sections of lily pad stem.

I have a camera attached to a microscope so I can age fish scales and then store the images. While out fishing the other night, I was fiddling with some lily pad stems and pointing out some ‘things’ about them to my fishing buddy, and decided to take a piece home and have a look at it under the microscope. Here are some of the neater pictures. While the green “cells” in the middle of the stem might appear to be individual cells, complete with visible nucleus, they are in fact a collection of cells and the “nucleus” is actually … Read more…

Fishing Geneology

Here is a progression of pictures of the “first fish” for three generations.                     I do have a picture of her first fish, and will post it when I get it moved.                                           So… Father, daughter, grandson. More ‘geneological’ fish picures:                                       I’ll have to find her first fish picture too.     … Read more…