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The Bigger The Mother Fish, The More Babies She Has

Plus-sized mamma fish have a size advantage over their petite counterparts: They can produce more eggs, and those eggs produce larger fish. It's a reminder that protecting big fish matters.
The biggest fingerling salmon in this Alaskan fish hatchery are likely born to the biggest mothers. Source: Education Images

When it comes to motherhood, at least if you're a fish, big is better. Bigger fish produce more far more offspring pound for pound than smaller fish. And that can mean more on your plate.

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